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Briseux, Charles-Etienne

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L'art de bâtir des maisons de campagne, où l'on traite de leur distribution, de leur construction, & de leur décoration Paris, Prault, 1743. 2 vols in-4, full calf with arms, spine with 5 ornamented nerves, title-pieces and tomaison. T1: XVI -162 pp. T2: XII -196 pp. Copy with the arms of Graff zu Wolkenstein and Trostburg. First edition of this treatise by the architect C.-E. Briseux (circa 1680 --1754) which was his main work. 260 plates engraved on copper. Faithful testimony to the Louis XV style. Fowler, 68; Berlin Kat., 2401; Millard, I, 41

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