WWI L'Illustration 1918 complete year 48 issues in 4 leather books thousands imagesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Four (4) bound volumes of L'Illustration forming one complete year from January to December, 1918. Each contains 3 months (12 issues), all profusely illustrated. Thousands of b&w as well as many color plates. Many wonderful full page plates, numerous images of early aviation.
Period 1/4 leather bindings. Red morocco, cloth boards, marbled end papers. Each volume c. 350-450 pages, most with images, often multiple images per page, many plates supplementally bound in on heavy paper or finely printed and suitable for framing.
Clean, tight, sound books, some joints scuffed, heavy boards slightly weakened on a couple vols., overall fresh and as issued.
Scarce to find a complete year in nice period leather bindings. A monumental and heavy set.
Books measure: 16 1/8" H X 12 1/8" W.
Set along shelf measures: 4 1/4".