Rare Books

'Carnet de Voyage' 1954 (Inscribed by Sister Parish to Jane Engelhard)

Presses Universitares de France, 1954. 1st Edition.

'Deluxe' presentation copy of the scarce: 'Carnet de Voyage' par Jean Charles Moreux

Custom morocco burgundy 'Maurin of Paris' leather-bound presentation 8"x 5" oblong 8vo. copy w/ hand-tooled gilt piping ensconced in a chemise slipcase-

Ex-Libris: Limited edition copy #1641 inscribed to: Jane 'Engelhard' wife of Charles Engelhard, who Ian Fleming based his villain character of Auric Goldfinger on.

'With love from [her 'society' decorator]- Sister 'Parish' Christmas 1980'

Replete w/ 96 leaves of sumptuous watercolour 'table des matieres' plates of buildings and architectural details throughout Europe by this noted Parisian architect/ illustrateur

A most desirable acquisition then for the designer library.

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