GRANDJEAN DE MONTIGNY, A. AND A. FIRMIN.
Architecture toscane, ou palais, maisons, et autres édifices de la Toscane. Paris: P. Didot, 1815.
Folio (425 x 275 mm). viii, 46,  pp. With additional engraved title and 109 plates. Period red morocco-backed and -tipped boards. Lightly rubbed.
Provenance: E. Sanson, architect (ink stamp on half-title).
FIRST EDITION. After travels through Italy during which he sketched the local architecture, Auguste-Henri-Victor Grandjean de Montigny joined a French artistic mission to the Portuguese court in Brazil and eventually became acting director of the Royal Academy in Rio de Janeiro.
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