[ARNOUX, Guy, designer]. Nicolas PONCE and Pierre de NOLHAC. ~ First French Book on the United States of America. A Series of Etchings representing Scenes of the War of Independence engraved by François Godefroy and Nicolas Ponce 1783-1784. Paris: Goupil & Co... Manzi, Joyant & Co, 1918.
Large 4to (295 × 230 mm), pp. , 9, , plus 16 plates. Original boards in decorative colour pochoir printed wrapper designed by Arnoux with printed label to upper cover. Wrapper slightly browned, label spotted. A good copy.
First edition thus, a commemorative volume issued at the end of the First World War, with a cover printed to a design by Arnoux ‘at the “Patria” colour-printing works by wounded soldiers of France’.
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