FRANCE

(London: A. & C. Black, LTD., 1918).

THE BEST EDITION WITH 64 COLOUR PLATES, the plates are by a number of different artists and supply the reader with a variety of artistic styles. The text addresses an equally wide variety of subjects; rural life, the geography with its rivers, mountains, plains and fields, the architecture, city life, Paris and religion, etc. The very beautiful combination of art and writing make this a truly wonderful entry in Adam and Charles Black's series of illustrated travel books. Item #29813

First edition thus, the expanded edition with twice the number of illustrations. With 64 impressive colour plates from paintings by various artist, such as; Mortimer Menpes, Nico Jungman, Harald Sund, Gordon Home and several others. With a folding map at the rear. Tall 8vo, in the publisher's original wine red cloth decorated in black and pink in a fleur-de-lis motif on the upper cover and spine, the spine gilt lettered. ix, 219 pp. An especially bright and unusually fine copy, the text clean and completely free of foxing, the cloth especially bright, the corners tight and sharp, hinges firm. A superior and pristine copy.

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Price: $295.00