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LACROUX, J. - Constructions en Briques. La Brique Ordinaire, au point de vue decoratif.

Paris, Ducher, 1878 & Daly, n.d. Two volumes folio later quarter crimson morocco; [8],43; [2,2]pp, 155 chromolitho plates, illustrations in the text. Occasional browning, a handsome copy. ¶ The greatest of the brick books, one of the monuments of chromolithography, and a useful pattern book. With almost every conceivable pattern type in multi-coloured brick, and their application in various projects - enclosure walls, factory chimneys, stables, a pigeon house, an orangerie, town houses and country villas. Most are in scaled plans and elevations, some with perspective views, all with locations and architects named. The second volume (printed by Lemercier, the first is by Monrocq) mostly contains large Parisian houses or villas, again with plans, sections (often indicating styles of furnishing), elevations and perspective views, all identified.
AUD 2500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1572 US$ 1803.61 | £UK 1398.5 | JP¥ 195974] Book number 9198

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