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Auction 123, Lot 422

"[Lot of 2] Bibliotheque de la Martinique. - Architecte: M.H. Picq. Pl. 69 [and] Pl. 70",

Subject: Architecture, Martinque

Period: 1890 (circa)

Publication: La Construction Moderne

Color: Black & White

See Description

Very attractive pair of architectural plates displaying the design of the Schoelcher Library in Fort-de-France, Martinique. Plate 69 (10.5 x 8") shows the new structure in its completed state, while a pair of admirers look on. Plate 70 (10.5 x 7.5") is a skeletal profile of the building with interior details showing through. The former was engraved by H. Toussaint.


Condition: A

Minor foxing along edges, well away from image, else, fine.

Estimate: $80 - $120

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/20/2008