History of the city of chalons-sur-marne, from its origin until the present time (1854) - edition adorned with hundred plates and lithographed drawings in the author. Louis Barbat - Chalon-sur-Marne, July 3, 1795, November 5, 1870 - printer and lithographer.
After attending the courses of the engraver Charles Nicolas Varin, Barbat son enlisted in the army in 1814. Dealer merchant in 1822, he became lithograveur in 1833. His workshop was renowned throughout the region for his wine labels. In 1844 he published the Gospels of Sundays and Feasts, then the Book of Hours, which was a great success. From 1854, he published his story of the town of châlons sur marne and its monuments.
The lithographed plates carefully describe the eighteenth and nineteenth century canvases. Martin & chez l'auteur -1855-60 - original edition - 2 large volumes in-4 - red half-morocco, with corners - back nerves with ornate caissons - jaspered slices - binding of the time, signed malet - t.706 pages + original documents inserted in the work of which speech of the Abbot Diot of March 19, 1791, order of the Bishop of October 2, 1791 - t. The atlas collationné completes, consisting of lithographed planks of which 16 on double page and 14 in color: views, plans, maps, interiors of churches and especially well complete of the great folding map in fine - perfectly preserved copy. The item \of collection \The seller is \This item can be delivered anywhere in the world.