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Cartes Larousse: Atlas de la Guerre. With Directions in English, I-XLI [41 ISSUES WITH 206 PLATES. COMPLETE].
Paris, Librairie Larousse, (1915-19). - 41 issues bound in one volume. Thick royal quarto. Unpaginated. With hundreds of letterpress maps, many of which are in colour, printed on recto only on 246 leaves of plates. Some photo-plates. Explanatory text to each map. Introductions. Hardcover, bound in contemporary quarter cloth, bit rubbed and scuffed in places, paper-covered boards, cloth inner hinges, spine gilt. All 41 original yellow card wrappers, printed in red, are preserved and bound-in, few with old institutional stamp; expert paper repair to one leaf with minor loss. In about fine condition. Excellent copy, very well preserved. ~ First edition. Rare. KVK lists just 2 copies worldwide: a run in the Library of Congress and a run in the Library Network of Western Switzerland, both of unspecified completeness. French Union Catalog locates 3 complete copies, estimating the publication date at 1914-1918. Not a single copy worldwide in OCLC. No copy in OLIS, Bodleian, British Union Catalogue, nor National Library of France.
      [Bookseller: Librarium of The Hague]
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