Paris. Librarie Schwartz, 1921. Profusely illustrated in Art Deco style with plates, panoramas, fold-out colour maps, photographs, sepias, etc. by Charles Foqueray, Lucien Jonas, et al. 3 Volumes. Folios. Sumptuously bound in the High Art Deco style in full burgundy period morocco. Elaborate gilt-ruling to spine and covers with gilt titles. Silk moire endsheets. Each volume presents a gorgeous and unusual multi-chromatic raised enamel onlay of a beleagured French soldier to front covers.
A huge and graphically stunning history of the Great War encased in a fabulous Deco binding without peer. A magnificent and rare item.
Some minor wear to extremities, a bit of chipping to spine gutters, minor water staining to lower edges not affecting internal text or illustrations. A Very Good, eye-boggling set.