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VOGÜE, Eugène-Melchior de. Remarques sur l'exposition du centenaire. 

Paris, E. Plon, Nourrit et Cie, 1889.

12mo (175x110 mm), (4)-iii-291-(4) pages.  binding : Contemporary quarter sheep, spine with five compartments. Fresh copy. Spine faded. 

First edition.
Notes taken during the Universal Exhibition of 1889. The first chapter is devoted to the construction and the first months of life of the Eiffel Tower.
Vogüe describes how people quickly adopted the Tower, contrary to what journalists said at the time.

provenance: From a library in the family of the publisher Damase Jouaust the volume still bears a note left by the bookbinder sending the order to "Mr. Jouaust".

Price : 30 €

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