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Inscription

On verso of first loose endpaper, lower left in graphite: "First Edn. / 77 plates, numbered 1 to 75, plus plate 39 bis (between 42 and 43) (after p. 32) / and unnumbered plate between plates 57 & 58 (after p. 48) / see Berlin 3500 (2nd edition) / 8132"; upper left in graphite: "ONXX 702 / 1st ed / $4800 / #32962" and "K8075A"

Provenance

(The Bookpress Ltd, Williamsburg, VA); purchased 2003 by NGA.

Bibliography
1904
Fouché, Maurice. Percier et Fontaine: Biographie Critique. Paris, 1904.
1939
Berlin, Staatliche Museen. Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin. Berlin and Leipzig, 1939: no. 3500.
1971
Duportal, Jeanne.Percier et Fontaine: Reproductions de dessins conservé á la Bibliotheque de l'Institut.... Preface by Maurice Fenaille, Westmead: 1971, reprint of Paris, 1931 edition).
1993
Weibenson, Dora, and Claire Baines.The Mark J. Millard Architectural Collection. Washington and New York, 1993: no. 389.