Paris in Its Splendor: In Two Volumes, E. A. Reynolds-Ball, 1900, Very Good

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Paris in Its Splendor: In Two Volumes Author: E. A. Reynolds-Ball Publisher: Dana Estes & Company Release Date: 1900 Seller Category: Fine Art Books Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Very Good Sku: 00258 Notes: Very Good, 8vo, 8 1/4" x 6." Two volumes. Red cloth-covered boards with beautiful gilt illustrations and lettering on front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Covers have slightly bumped tips, slight wear at head and tail of spine, and some rubbing on front and spine, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages clean and intact except for light age toning and slight dulling to top edge. A few pages unopened. Many black-and-white photographic plates showing scenic views of Paris. Vol. I: 354 pp. + 34 plates. Vol. II: 405 pp. + 24 plates + Index + Bibliography. A historical and descriptive tour of Paris accompanied by photographs of Parisian architecture, landmarks, and scenery. Volume I discusses Paris during the Medieval, Monarchical, Revolutionary, and Imperial periods as well as the reigns of Napoleon, the Bourbons, Louis Philippe, and the Third Republic. Volume I continues with an overview of Parisian museums and picture galleries, the Notre Dame Cathedral, La Saint Chapelle and St. Denis, historic churches, and monuments. Volume II picks up where Volume I left off by covering Paris's monuments and other points of interests. This volume then proceeds to discuss "the Madeleine and Notable Modern Churches," the Louvre, public parks and gardens, boulevards and cafes, literary landmarks (places associated with celebrities), "Dramatic and Musical Paris," sports and pastimes, "Municipal and Legal Paris," Parisian sideshows, and the Paris Exhibition.