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R. F. Ouvrage édité par le gouvernement français à l'occasion de la visite en France de Leurs Majestés Britanniques, le roi George VI et la reine Élisabeth, 19-22 juillet, 1938

Claudel, Paul; André Maurois; Paul Jamot; Paul Valéry; Georges Duhamel; Jean-Louis Vaudoyer; Général Gouraud; Raoul Dautry; Léon-Paul Fargue (Text); Laure Albin-Guillot; Giraudon; Jacques Seligmann; Bulloz; L. Rothier; Henry de Ségogne; Paul Chevalier; Le Boyer, et al. (Photographs by)

Published by Georges Lang, Paris, 1938
Condition: g to g+ Hardcover

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1/1,000. Folio. Unpaginated. Original glassine over blind dust-jacket and wrappers. Book housed in its half cloth over paper covered portfolio. Decorative initials. This splendid work was published on the occasion of the July 1938 official visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to France. It contains a collection of striking photographs, drawings, and essays by various authors illustrating the life and rich culture of France (paintings, sculptures, architecture, etc.). Introduction by Edouard Daladier, then President of the Council (Prime Minister). Prestigious contributions by Paul Claudel, André Maurois, Paul Jamot, Paul Valéry, Georges Duhamel, Jean-Louis Vaudoyer, Général Gouraud, Raoul Dautry, and Léon-Paul Fargue. Photographs by Laure Albin-Guillot, Giraudon, Jacques Seligmann, Bulloz, L. Rothier, Henry de Ségogne, Paul Chevalier, Le Boyer, etc. Each photographic plate is reproduced in glorious photogravure. This homage to France and French culture celebrating the Entente Cordiale is a tour de force of the printer's art by maitre-imprimeur Georges Lang who records that this book was produced in 20 days in a limited edition of 1,000 of which this is number 844. Portfolio sunned and slightly water-stained. Glassine slightly age-toned with minor and sporadic abrasion. Lower inner margin of pages water-stained. Text in French. Portfolio in overall good, glassine in good to good+, wrappers and interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37025

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Title: R. F. Ouvrage édité par le gouvernement ...

Publisher: Georges Lang, Paris

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:g to g+

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: Limited First edition.

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