Here is something very special and very rare, a 3 Volume Leather Bound set of “Paris Known and Unknown” by William Walton. The first volume was published in 1898 and volume two and three in 1901 by George Barrie and Son. It an exceptional glimpse at Victorian turn of the century Paris, with load of incredible engravings, some colored. These are very large books and cover everything from Paris architecture, to street life, museums, art, history, the French Court, social life.
Measures 17.5″ by 12.25″ , each volume weighs approx 13lbs.
Approx 330+ pages
They are in good vintage condition considering their age, a couple of volumes have repairs to the boards as shown in last photo, some minor wear to cover an ties, but the pages are crisp and very readable.
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