6092. On the French revolution by Fauchet

Objektsbeskrivning
BINDING. (3). FAUCHET, CLAUDE. Collection complete des tableaux historiques de la révolution française... I-III. Paris (de l'Imprimerie de Pierre Didot l'aîne) an VI-(IX) de la république (1798-1802).

Folio (about 460x305 mm.). 3 halftitles, 1 engraved frontispiece to vol. I (probably lacks 2 for vol. II-III), printed title to vol. I (probably lacks 2 for vol. II-III), 61 engraved portraits (of 66, lacks 5, about 10 with burst in the platemark, some, most marginal, foxing), 149 engraved plates (of 153, lacks last 4, 2 plates with burst in the platemark, some, most marginal, foxing).
Contemporary red full calf , somewhat worn, some mended cracks in the joints, gilt borders, gilt inner borders, gilt edges of covers, richly gilt spines with green titles, all edges gilt (probably bound by H. C. Richter, see annotation in vol. I). Some, most marginal, foxing to text. Bookplate. 3 volumes.

Collation: Vol. I: (2), (i)-vi, (1)-36, (1)-280; Vol. II: (2), 281-564 (lacks pp. 565-580); Vol. III: (2), (1)-27, (1 blank), (1)-12, (1)-9, (1 blank), (1).32, (1)-9, (1 blank) pp.
Vol. III lacks some text: Le Concordat, La proclamation sur la paix générale, Le voeu du peuple française pour le consulat à vie, Le Senatus-consulte, and La table de ouvrage.

Hans Christoffer Richter (1756-1829), worked in Stockolm 1793-1829, earlier in St.Petersburg for about 20 years.
Literature: A. Hedberg: Stockholms bokbindare, vol. I (1960), p. 149-152 and plate 40; compare also J. Rudbeck: Svenska bokband, vol. II (1913, p. 76 and plate on p. 77).