Titre : La Tour de Trois Cent Metre.
Éditeur : Societe Des Imprimeries Lemercier, Paris
Date d'édition : 1900
Reliure : Hardcover
Signé : Signed by Author(s)
Edition : Limited Edition ,Signed copy by Eiffel and number , Original dark green marbled boards, rebacked skillfully with matching dark green gilt morocco. Five raised bands in six compartments. Tooled gilt lettering on spine. Pasted and free marbled end papers, title in black and red. , Signed copy dedicated to the the Society of Engineers in London by Eiffel. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel December 15, 1832 ? December 27, 1923) promintent French structural engineer from the École Centrale Paris, an architect, an entrepreneur and a specialist of metallic structures. He is acclaimed for designing the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built 1887?1889 for the 1889 Universal Exposition in Paris, France.This limited editon work by Eiffel is one of the earliest complete monographs on a modern building. It has served as the standard for all subsequent studies on the architecture of 19th century metal structures. This work was published at the author?s expense and was never issued commercially but rather it was given by Eiffel to public libraries, universities, French and foreign scientific societies, and important contemporaries. Text volume: light marginal browning, occasional light finger-soiling.Top edges gilt. Plates are crisp and clean for the most part. A fine set of this very rare limited edition set. , Size : Folio (379mmx 540mm), Illustrated with an etching portrait of Eiffel and 57 Double page plates, 11 Double page photogravures, 2 pages of smaller photogravures. , Volume : 2 volumes. Text and plat, P. Atlas Volume: Half Title, Edition info, Title, Contents, blank, plates; Text Volume: Blank, Half title, Edition info, Frontis (portrait), Title, List of collaborators, Table of contents (9), Part 1: 1-13; Part 2: 15-83, Part 3: 85-124; Part 4: 125-209; Part 5: 210-234; Part 6:235-309; Part 7:310-324; Part 8: 325-368; Conclusion (1), Blank, Reproduction of signatures (5), Appendix 1-13, printer?s imprint. Text volume: light marginal browning, occasional light finger-soiling.Top edges gilt. Plates are crisp and clean for the most part. A fine set of this very rare limited edition set. N° de réf. du libraire B4155
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