BRUGES AND WEST FLANDERS

(London: A. & C. Black, 1906).

AN EXCELLENT COPY. A. & C. Black’s charming book describing and illustrating the history and austere beauty of Bruges and West Flanders. The 37 colour-plates and accompanying text vividly portray the scenery, marketplaces, people, and mediaeval architecture of this history-drenched region. The author of this work was a prolific writer of history books. Sir Amédée Forestier was an Anglo-French artist and illustrator who specialized in historical scenes, and landscapes. His paintings are notable for their attention to detail. Item #29808

First Edition. With 37 captivating paintings in colour by Amedee Forestier. 4to, publisher’s original dark blue-green cloth, lettered and decorated in an all-over design to the upper cover and spine in a cascading art-deco design in gilt, green and turquoise, t.e.g. x, 187 pp, 4 ads pp. A very handsome, as fine copy of this beautiful volume, the gilt lettering and cloth showing an excellent state of preservation, the book is fresh, clean and bright.

Price: $155.00