Presses Universitares de France, 1954. 1st Edition.
'Deluxe' presentation copy of the ultra-scarce: 'Carnet de Voyage' par Jean Charles Moreux
This being a custom morocco burgundy 'Maurin of Paris' leather-bound presentation 8" x 5" oblong copy w/ hand-tooled gilt piping ensconced in a chemise slipcase!
Provenance: a ltd ed copy #1641 inscribed to: Jane 'Engelhard' wife of Charles Engelhard (whom Ian Fleming based his villain character of Auric Goldfinger) with love from her society decorator- Sister 'Parish' Christmas 1980'
Replete with (96) sumptuous watercolour 'table des matieres' plates by this noted Parisian architecte/ illustrateur
A most desirable connoisseur's copy worthy of a decorateur's bibliotheque.
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