CHAMBORD.

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CHAMBORD.
Set of 2 books. LA SAUSSAYE. Château de Chambord. Chambord, Blois, Chez tous les libraires, 1837. Small folio, contemporary brown half-chagrin. 3 fine lithographed plates by Lemercier after C. Pensée, printed on chine collé (bird's-eye view of the château, view of the cupola of the grand staircase, and view of the grand staircase). Copy with an autograph letter signed by the author, dated Blois, March 28, 1839, addressed to a Mr. Jarry in Orléans (3 pages). A fine copy, bound in the period by an Orléans bookbinder, signed with his label: Adolphe Colas, relieur établi 1 rue Pavée à Orléans. Minor spotting in the margins of the plates. WALSH (Joseph) and Alphonse BAILLARGÉ. Album du château de Blois restauré et des châteaux de Chambord, Chenonceaux, Chaumont & Amboise. Blois, Arthur Prévost, 1851. Oblong folio, contemporary green half-chagrin. 18 attractive lithographed plates in black on tinted ground: a title and the coat of arms of the town of Blois engraved after Désiré Raimbault, and 16 plates of views drawn from life and engraved on lithographic stone by Jules Monthelier. A handsome, well-bound copy, bearing on one endpaper a signed letter from Joseph Walsh dated 1851. A few plates are foxed.
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