Santiago de Chile: Museo Histórico Nacional, 2020. b/w plates, plans, elevations, catalogue, color pict. map wrps. with exposed stitched binding (Japanese bookbinding) inserted into loose color fldg wrapper with map on verso. Item #116826
Catalogue of inventory of the French architect, Claude François Brunet de Baines (1799-1855), arrived in Chile in 1848, hired especially by the State to take charge of the design and construction of a set of emblematic works for the nation, when Chile was consolidating itself as a republic and Santiago as its capital. CONTENTS: Brunet de Baines en Santiago de Chile, 1848-1855 -- La ciudad de Brunet de Baines -- Claude François Brunet de Baines: Arquitecto del Gobierno de Chile. LIMITED EDITION OF 500 COPIES.