Voyages et Glorieuses Decouvertes des Grands Navigateurs et Explorateurs Francais. Edy LE GRAND.
Voyages et Glorieuses Decouvertes des Grands Navigateurs et Explorateurs Francais

Voyages et Glorieuses Decouvertes des Grands Navigateurs et Explorateurs Francais

Paris: Tolmer, 1921.

Beautifully illustrated with 54 pochoir coloured illustrations, a double-page centre spread and two fold-out colour maps. This is one of the most striking French children's books of the 1920s produced to the highest possible standard. It covers the achievements of French navigators throughout history including De La Salle and La Perouse. Featured in "The World of Art Deco", the important Minneapolis exhibition of 1972.

Item #503

First Edition bound in original pochoir pictorial boards, 285 x 385 mm, 32 pages; a few marks on boards otherwise a fine copy.

Price: $2,750.00