Gems of French Architecture 1917 (CCS reprint 2003)
Wills Reprinted Series Gems of French Architecture 1917 (CCS reprint 2003) Gems of French Architecture 1917 (CCS reprint 2003) 50 - There are wonderful buildings displayed in this set from 1917 which was reprinted in 2003,. These include the magnificent façade of St. Vulfran in Abbeville, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Amiens the largest gothic church in France and now a World Heritage Site along with Fontainbleau Palace and the Palace of Versailles which also appear in this set. In addition to the beautiful palaces and cathedrals there are beautiful Chateaux like Asay-le-Rideau, Chenoceaux, Loches and Rambures and stunning buildings from Paris such as the Opera House, Palace due Luxembourg, La Madeleine, a Roman style temple built to glorify Napoleon’s army, the Louvre etc. Wonderful buildings beautifully portrayed and backed by detailed information. This set was issued during World War I and so permission had to be obtained before printing which is why the backs also contain the wording “passed for publication by the Press Bureau 30-11-16”. Size 68 x 36mm.
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Gems of French Architecture 1917 (CCS reprint 2003)

Issuer: Wills Condition: Mint Description: There are wonderful buildings displayed in this set from 1917 which was reprinted in 2003,. These include the magnificent façade of St. Vulfran in Abbeville, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Amiens the largest gothic church in France and now a World Heritage Site along with Fontainbleau Palace and the Palace of Versailles which also appear in this set. In addition to the beautiful palaces and cathedrals there are beautiful Chateaux like Asay-le-Rideau, Chenoceaux, Loches and Rambures and stunning buildings from Paris such as the Opera House, Palace due Luxembourg, La Madeleine, a Roman style temple built to glorify Napoleon’s army, the Louvre etc. Wonderful buildings beautifully portrayed and backed by detailed information. This set was issued during World War I and so permission had to be obtained before printing which is why the backs also contain the wording “passed for publication by the Press Bureau 30-11-16”. Size 68 x 36mm. Number of cards in set: 50

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