Geneva: Aux depens du Baron Henry de Blonay. 1950. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1/150 copies. Folio. Contemporary vellum with black emblem to cover and gilt lettering to spine. Raised bands. Top edge gilt. Profusely illustrated endpapers. Illustrated title page with red and black lettering. Printed on vellum paper. Wonderful work of annals and genealogy of the aristocratic Blonay-family, after whom a municipality in the district of Vevey in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland is named. Magnificently illustrated with one color and seven full-page b/w plates (photographs, sketches and paintings) and one two-page fold-out genealogical map. Three of the plates are heliogravure. 1" tear to cover. Staining and minor scuffing and rubbing to boards and spine. In French. In good+ condition. g. Item #15992
Altogether, 200 copies of this work were produced, of which the first 50 were printed on papier verge and the last 150 on papier velin [this is one of them].