PERCIER, CHARLES, AND PIERRE F.L. FONTAINE.
Recueil de décorations intérieures, comprenant tout ce qui a rapport à l'ameublement. Paris: the Authors, 1812.
Folio (420 x 280 mm). [iv], 44 pp. With additional engraved title and 72 engraved plates. Period morocco-backed boards. Spotting, half-title creased, rubbed.
Second edition of Percier and Fontaine's collection of decoration, ornament and furniture in high Empire style, much of which was produced for the Malmaison, the Palais des Tuileries, the Palais St. Cloud, and several wealthy private clients. One such example is an extraordinary sécrétaire-bookcase in Egyptian Revival mode.