Bernard, Augustin. Paris: Aguste Vincent, 1927. Portfolio. First Edition. vi, 9 pp. 63 Plates. Folio. 7 plates of pencil drawings of buidlings accompanied by 56 photographic plates of buildings. Housed in publisher’s portfolio of gray cloth backstrip over boards, cloth ties. Portfolio is worn with some soiling, hinges have ripped at front and rear. Age toning to plates which have minor rubbing but are very clean. Very Good.
A fascinating collection that documents what were considered "old" buildings in Normandy in the early 20th century. One wonders what remains of these buildings after World War II and urban renewal programs of the 1950s-1970s.