Lot 1610 - A191 Photography - Monday, 02. December 2019, 03.30 PM

PHILIP LOUBÈRE

(XIX)
"Album photographiques des Ruines de Paris. Collection de tous les monuments et édifices incendiés et détruits par la Commune de Paris. Accompagnée de Notices historiques et descripties sur chaques suet", 1871. Album with 21 original photographs.
Albumen prints. Mounted on firm cardboard supports. Except for one, with imprinted legend and photographer's monogram "P.L.". Paris, Librairie rue Visconti, (1871). Album 22.5 x 28 cm; prints approx. 9.5 x 12.5 cm. [2] sheets. Title and plate list, [21] cardboard supports. Linen album of the period with gold-stamped cover title.

Literature: Bernard Noël (preface). "La Commune" (=Photo poche). Tours, 2000.

Provenance:
- Engraved bookplate "Maximiliani de Orello" on the front cover.
- Acquired from the trade several years ago.
- Swiss private collection.

Shown are Hotel-de-Ville, Les Tuileries, Palais de Justice, MinistèRe des Finances, Colonne vendome, Palais-Royal, Palais de la Légion-d'Honneur, Cour des Comptes, Arsenal, Caisse des Dépots et Consignations, Gernier d'Abondance, Place de la Bastille, Porte-Staint-Martin, Docks de la Villette, Palais de Saint-Cloud, Fort D'Issy and Auteuil. The "Notices historiques et descriptives" by Justin Lallier, datiert Paris, September 1871.

CHF 400 / 700

€ 350 / 610