Title: L'Ombre du Grand Colbert, le Louvre, & la Ville de Paris, dialogue, 1752
Author: Etienne La Font de Saint-Yenne
Condition: Very Good
A mid 18th century edition of de Saint-Yenne’s shadow of the Great Colbert, the Louvre, & the City of Paris, a dialogue. Reflections on some causes of the present state of painting in France. With some letters from the author on this subject. A newly corrected & enlarged edition.
One finely bound volume in 12mo, LXX+367 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in very good shape, with minor wear and rubbing to binding, namely to the corners and hinges. There is a small tear to page 365. There is light foxing and damp staining to several pages. The frontispiece is lacking.