J M Dent & Son, 1955, Black Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: Gibbings Robert
gilt titles & vignette spine; gilt vignette front; photo. of author on inside rear flap; illustrated by 8 col. plates & 40 b/w. wood engravings; "Mr Gibbings knows and loves his Paris almost as well as he knows and loves his Cork, and brings every aspect of the world of the Left Bank with its distinctive colour and movement to his reader with an effortless and vivid reality. Apart from an account of his own work 'with brushes and paint,' examples of which are included in the illustrations, his admirers will find in this latest book all the features that won popularity for its predecessors - beautifuI wood engravings, the same keen eye for the unusual and the interesting, the deft touch with character and atmosphere and, as always, the rich storehouse of wit and humour."; some fading to front cover & bottom edge; Foyles bookseller's small label inside front cover; light foxing inside rear cover; mylar-protected, price-intact D/J. has light edge-wear & internal repairs to closed tears in spine; 201 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Gibbings Robert. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Biographies/Autobiographies; Travel; Wood Engravings; France; 1900-1920; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: ART00090.