Voyages et Glorieuses Decouvertes des Grands Navigateurs et Explorateurs Francais
First edition, bound in original pochoir pictorial boards, folio 385 x 285mm, 32 pages, 54 pochoir coloured illustrations, a double-page centre spread and two fold-out colour maps; a few marks on boards otherwise a fine copy.
Paris: Tolmer, 1921. One of the most striking French children's books of the 1920s. It covers the achievements of French navigators throughout history such as De La Salle and La Perouse. Voyages et Glorieuses Decouvertes figured in the important Minneapolis exhibition of 1972 The World of Art Deco. (Item ID: 1338)