GENEVA Painted by J. Hardwicke Lewis and May Hardwicke Lewis Described by Francis Gribble

(London: Adam and Charles Black, 1908).

FIRST EDITION AND ONE OF THE VERY BEAUTIFUL TRAVEL BOOKS OF ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK. This title takes us to one of the largest lakes in Western Europe and features chapters on the towns and villages along both the Swiss and French shores. The writings are richly brought to like by the artistic team of John and May Hardwicke Lewis, who provide a full suite of 60 wonderful colourplates. Item #29809

First Edition. The most elusive book in the series published by A. and C. Black. Only one third as many copies were printed as normal. With twenty very fine colour plates by either J. or May Hardwicke Lewis. Large 8vo, in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in light green and gilt on both the upper cover and spine, t.e.g. x, 135 pp. A very bright copy, well preserved with bright gilt and colouring, internally both the textblock and illustrations in very pleasing condition. There is some light residue evident on the covers.

Price: $125.00