Stuttgart: Julius Hoffmann, n/d. Hardcover. 102 plates in b/w & 16 pp. of text loose in quarter cloth, decorated paper-covered portfolio with paste-down cover plate, gold lettering on spine. Wear to corners, staining to cover plate. Small closed tear near bottom edge of page on plate 85. Text in German. Very good condition. vg. Item #18695
Magnificent complete portfolio of the Petit Trianon with plates of the exterior and interior of this small chateau located on the grounds of the Palace of Versailles. It was designed by Ange-Jacques Gabriel by the order of Louis XV for his long-term mistress Madame de Pompadour and built between 1762-1768. In 1774 Louis XVI gave the chateau with its surrounding parks to Marie Antoinette.