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Images De La Vie Des Prisonniers De Guerre by  Mario Meunier - Hardcover - 1920 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 004502)

Images De La Vie Des Prisonniers De Guerre

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Images De La Vie Des Prisonniers De Guerre

by Meunier, Mario

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Paris: Marcel Seheur, 1920. Preface by Pierre MacOrlan. 4to, cream-colored boards titled in red and brown with paste-down color illustration. In extraordinary condition. One of 175 copies with contents on light card leaves mounted on stubs. Illustrated by Lucien Boucher, painter and poster designer. Two vignettes in text, double page view of the prison camp and 21 plates, handcolored by the artist in somber and melancholy tones. The brief text and the images reflect the boredom and depression of prison life. The three men were prisoners of war in the Mersenburg camp in Saxony " Lucien Boucher, the publisher Marcel Seheur, and the author Mario Meunier, who was the secretary of Rodin and Isadora Duncan. University of Chicago website: " large blocks of color, oblique angles, and abstracted forms that clearly owe something to Japanese prints and avant-garde practice.. Boards. Fine. Illus. by Lucien Boucher. 4to.

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
004502
Title
Images De La Vie Des Prisonniers De Guerre
Author
Meunier, Mario
Illustrator
Lucien Boucher
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Marcel Seheur
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1920
Keywords
World War I, Pacifism, Prison Camp, World War I Prison Camp
Size
4to

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