1902 World Pictures
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding
The first edition of this work. Illustrated with on-hundred full page plate, some in colour, as well as further line drawings in text. Collated, complete.
Containing a series of delightful illustrations by Mortimer Menpes, beautifully capturing his many travels around the world. Included is descriptive text by his daughter Dorothy Menpes sharing observations and impressions of each place visited.
Featuring notes and drawings of England, Holland, France, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Greece, Egypt, South Africa, India, and many more.
In the original publisher's red cloth binding. Externally smart with minor shelf wear, lightly bumped to head and tail of spine and extremities of boards, light fading to back strip, gentle cockling of cloth to front board. Internally, occasional leaf loose but present due to gutta percha binding. Pages bright and clean.
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