Berlin. Les Capitales De L'Europe. Promenades Pittoresques.Berlin. Vue de l'Arsenal et du Palais du Roi.
Paris, Marcilly Fils Ainé, Rue S.-Jacques, No.21. Imprimerie de A. Firmin Didot, Rue Jacob, No.24. No.53 R. de la Paroisse, Boullenger, Md. Papetier a Versailles. [n.d. c.1829.]
Small 12mo book, 35 pages, lime-green board cover embossed and with title printed in black; with hand-coloured aquatint. 152 x 95mm. 6 x 3¾". Some foxing.
Charles Malo (1790-1871) produced a series of books on the capital cities of Europe, in French, and recorded details of daily life in the cities, historical information and architectural details of churches and significant public buildings. The frontispiece is a view of the Royal Palace and Arsenal in Berlin, both badly damaged during the Second World War.
Vicaire V: 481. Gumuchian: 3918 & 3919.
[Ref: 17658] £260.00