This is an ORIGINAL FIRST PRINTING of this poster. In an 1865 handbook for travelers, Grand Condé is listed under the category of silk mercers (or traders), and is mentioned as being well-known for the rich and attractive display of the windows. In this woodblock engraving, an anonymous artist promotes the store with an image of its namesake, Louis de Bourbon, Prince of Condé.
The text tells us that we'll find a Considerable choice of novelties & confections of all kinds. House known to always sell with confidence & very inexpensively.
The Bibliothèque nationale de France has this work in its collection, and dates it to 1875. It is in A- (unobtrusive foldss) condition and measures approximately 37 x 51 1/8 inches. Poster has been laid on linen for preservation. Note: This is NOT a reproduction.
We only sell ORIGINAL FIRST PRINTINGS of posters. Having been in the vintage poster business for over 40 years, we GUARANTEE the authenticity of all of our items.This item is in the category "Art\Art Posters". The seller is "postersplease" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.