La Grece Pittoresque; Les Monuments, Les Paysages, Les Habitants, De Hugo D'Hofmannsthal
La Grece Pittoresque; Les Monuments, Les Paysages, Les Habitants, De Hugo D'Hofmannsthal (Picturesque Greece; Monuments, Landscapes, Inhabitants, By Hugo D'Hofmannsthal). Comprises 14pp of text with 176pp of black and white plates (tinted with dark sepia finish). The photographs are of exceptional quality.
Provenance; from the library of the late William St Clair (1937 - 2021), British historian, academic and author. Signed to half title by him. No other annotations. Please see our other listings for related works.
Published by Librairie Des Arts Decoratifs, A. Calavas, Editeur, Paris. Undated, but c. 1925. Presumed first edition. Printed in Berlin. Uncommon.
Good blue cloth hardback with printed blind embossed motif and gilt lettering. Covers with some bumping and wear and sun faded to extremities and spine.
Text is bright and clean and in very good condition throughout. Soundly bound. Beautiful plates.
Text in French.
xiv + 176pp Plates.
Weight approximately 1.22kg unpacked.
Dimensions: Approximately 315mm high x 247mm wide x 11mm deep.