The book “Desseins de plusieurs palais plans et elevations en perspective geometrique” was written by Antoine Lepautre in 1652.
The cover of the book is a half leather binding and is covered with marbled paper. The title of this book is Archit Dupavi.The copy of the book was printed in 1768.
The book is in good condition and has a gold-embossed spine label. The title page has a copper piece printed on 2 pages. The book has handwritten numbered leaves. The format of this book is Imfolio. The book has 54 pages where there is a picture on each page. It also has many blank pages between the drawings. The book is dedicated to Cardinal Mazarin.
The sides of the book are 37 cm long and 28 cm wide. The book is 3 inches thick. It has text only in the first 2 pages all other pages consist of drawings.
On December 28, 1652 Antoine Le Pautre was granted the twenty-year privilege for the book drafts of several plans for churches, castles and palaces.
the first part is dedicated to Monseigneur of the Eminentissime Cardinal Mazarin and is sold on the author’s place with the privilege of the King. the second part is dedicated to François Du Val Marquis de Fontenay.