Télécommunications. by MICHAEL, Roger. Albert SOREL. Gérard BAUËR, authors. René…

Télécommunications. by MICHAEL, Roger. Albert SOREL. Gérard BAUËR, authors. René DEMEURISSE, illustrator.

~ Télécommunications. Paris: [Arts Graphiques, Clamart for the Société anonyme de Télécommunications, 1958].

4to (330 × 250 mm), pp. 63, [7], including 8 drypoint plates. Loose and uncut in original wrappers. Slight tear to glassine cover. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).

FIRST EDITION. One of 500 copies, a typically-French literary celebration of progress, technology and telecommunications, commissioned by the Société anonyme de Télécommunications (established 1924). Sorel’s contribution is entitled, ‘La diplomatie et le progrès’. Demeurisse’s fine plates are twentieth-century emblems of technology and progress.

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