Paris: Éditions du Verger, 1946. Limited First edition. Softcover. 1/500. Quarto (10 3/4 x 8 1/2"). 23, pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over blind wrappers, with red lettering to front cover. Frontispiece. Half-title inscribed and signed by the author Pierre Peissi. Publisher's logo to title page.
This splendid monograph on Gustave Eiffel and his most remarkable achievement, the Eiffel Tower, is profusely illustrated with 4 full-page photogravures by photographer Henri Lacheroy, including three showing various aspects of this masterpiece of iron architecture.
The Frontispiece is a striking photogravure depicting another of Gustave Eiffel's achievements, the Viaduct of Garabit.
One of 500 unnumbered copies on Vélin paper.
Slight rubbing along edges of dust-jacket. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in French. Dust-jacket in overall good to good+, wrappers and interior in good+ to very good condition. g to vg. Item #43797