"[Lot of 3 - French City Seals]",
Subject: Heraldry - French Cities
Period: 1845 (circa)
Publication: Histoire des Villes de France
Color: Printed Color
4.7 x 7.7 inches
11.9 x 19.6 cm
A nice set of three sheets presenting a total of 36 city seals including Le Mans, Orleans, Dijon, Lyon, Grenoble, and Avignon to name a few. Engraved by H. Breviere and printed by Ernest Meyer. Published in Aristide Guilbert's Histoire des Villes de France, a comprehensive history that was issued in six volumes from 1844-48.
Mostly clean and bright. There is some light scattered foxing mostly in the margins of the second sheet, and a couple of chips in the bottom blank margin of the third sheet.