Chansons Du Marin Francais Au Temps De La Marine En Bois Recueillies et Illustrees Par Guy Arnoux
Arnoux, Guy

Paris, France: Devambez Editeur, 1918. F (48) pages; limited edition No. 160; printed on quality Van Gelder watermark paper; illustrated throughout with richly hand colored humorously-inspired pictures of various French nautical-themed scenes, sailing ships, pirates, returning home from the sea and more - centered around the sea-chanties of the sea-going, with music and lyrics by prolific French graphic artist Guy Arnoux (1886 - 1951); taken from the "Gaillard d'Avant" maritime song compilations of G. De la Landelle; French text; original illustrated portfolio-style binding, approx. 9 3/4" x 12 1/2" size; some edge, tips wear and soiling to the covers, paper darkened, spine paper chipped away 1/3; front cover attached by tissue at the inner fold; little bit of dog-earing to some leaves at the corners; overall, the leaves and colors clean, very bright and vivid, and in very good condition. Good Paperback (Item ID: 24330)


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