LEGENDRE, JEAN-GABRIEL. D.1770.  Description de la Place de Louis XV que l'on construit a Reims, des ouvrages a continuer aux environs de cette place, & de ceux a faire dans la suite pour l'utilite & l'embellissement de cette ville. Paris:  Imprimerie de Prault, 1765.
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LEGENDRE, JEAN-GABRIEL. D.1770.
Description de la Place de Louis XV que l'on construit a Reims, des ouvrages a continuer aux environs de cette place, & de ceux a faire dans la suite pour l'utilite & l'embellissement de cette ville. Paris: Imprimerie de Prault, 1765.
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LEGENDRE, JEAN-GABRIEL. D.1770.
Description de la Place de Louis XV que l'on construit a Reims, des ouvrages a continuer aux environs de cette place, & de ceux a faire dans la suite pour l'utilite & l'embellissement de cette ville. Paris: Imprimerie de Prault, 1765.
Large folio (635 x 465 mm). Six double-page engraved plates and plans, engraved headpiece. Modern half morocco, gilt edges. Spotting to one plate, contemporary retailer's label on title page.

Impressive illustrations of the design of the Place de la Concorde engraved by Pierre-Philippe Choffard after Le Gendre, and P.E. Moitte after C.N. Cochin. The subjects include three plans, two perspective views, and two sculptures, including the monument to Louis XV by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle. Le Gendre was Engineer to the King, Inspector General of Bridges and Roadways. He submitted his first plans in 1755 based on an earlier project in the city of Nancy, the submitted revised plans which were accepted in 1758. The revised plans are pictured in this work. Berlin Cat. 2515; Cohen-de Ricci 615.
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