[Dauphiné]. Set of 2 works in 4 volumes devoted... - Lot 13 - Richard Maison de ventes

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[Dauphiné]. Set of 2 works in 4 volumes devoted... - Lot 13 - Richard Maison de ventes
[Dauphiné]. Set of 2 works in 4 volumes devoted to Grenoble: 1/ ALBERTIN (Albert et André). Histoire contemporaine de Grenoble et de la région dauphinoise. Grenoble, Alexandre Gratier et Cie, 1900-1902. 3 volumes, gr. in-8, contemporary half-basane, spine ribbed and decorated, covers cons. (bottom cover of 3rd vol. slightly torn with small paper loss, several small spalls on spines). X-531 pp. ; VI-(2)-550 pp. and VIII-328 pp. + 1 h.t. plate. First edition enriched with an autograph letter from the author. 1) 1848 - 1855. Preface by Aristide Albert; 2) 1855 - 1862. Preface by Auguste Eymard; 3) 1862 - 1869. Preface by Gustave Rivet. "The manuscript of t. IV was destroyed by fire at the time of printing; it contained the facts of 1870 and 1871." (Lorenz XVIII-p. 14). 2/ PILOT DE THOREY (Jean-Joseph-Antoine). Histoire de Grenoble et de ses environs, depuis sa fondation sous le nom de Cularo jusqu'à nos jours. Grenoble, Baratier Frères, 1829. One volume in-8, contemporary half-basane, spine decorated, small paper loss on first cover, foxing. XIV-326 pp. First edition. First work by the author, who was "archivist of the Isère department, one of the men most knowledgeable about the history of our province". (Rochas).
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