Montferrand, Auguste de (1786-1858)

Lot 425
1 5002 000
Montferrand, Auguste de (1786-1858) Notice sur l’exploitation de trente-six colonies en granite, destinées à la construction des portiques de l’église de st. Isaac / par Aug. de Montferrand. St . Pétersbourg, 1820. Montferrand. SPb: type. Plushara, 1820. - [4], 15 p., 2 p. ill; 34x22 cm. Two plans for quarries on separate pages, painted with watercolor by hand. In the composite cover of the era. A fragment of a publishing cover is pasted on the top cover. Minor faded bindings, owner’s notes with pencil on the flyleaf and the title page. Auguste de Montferrand (1786-1858) - an outstanding French architect, builder of St. Isaac’s Cathedral and the Alexander Column in St. Petersburg. Provenance: from the collection of Sergey Rostislavovich Ernst (1894-1980)