Voyages Et Glorieuses D?couvertes Des Grands Navigateurs Et Explorateurs Fran?ais.

LEGRAND, EDY, ILLUSTRATED BY.

£45.00

Publisher

Tolmer, Imprimeur ?diteur, 13 Quai d'Anjou, dans L'Ile St. Louis.

Place

Paris

Date

1921

Item Description

Folio. 11.5 x 15.25 inches. Unpaginated. [32] pp. Text in French. In stiff pictorial card with cloth spine. Some discolouration of boards and edge wear, but a very good clean interior. Illustrated throughout in full colour pochoir (stencil), including whole page, title page vignette and two folding maps. Pictorial endpapers. An historical account of the French explorers, Jacques Cartier (1494-1554?), Robert Cavelier Sieur de la Salle (1640-1687) and Jean Fran?ois de Galaup, Comte de La Perouse (1741-1788). A work beautifully illustrated using a stencil technique and designed for a juvenile audience by Edy Legrand (1891-1970), born in Bordeaux, French book illustrator and later artist.

[Stock No. 26275]

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