War. Pierre Bourdelle.
War

War

New York: Printed by the Author, 1945. Bourdelle, Pierre. First edition. Hardcover. Three text leaves are commentary by Pierre Claudel. Folio, 44 x 34 cm. Limited edition, copy 16 of 250 signed by Bourdelle. Fifty-two fine tinted lithographs printed in a variety of colors printed by Albert Carman on wove paper. The author, a volunteer ambulance driver with the American Field Service on the African and Italian fronts traces his experiences not only with American forces, but all Allied troops fighting in the previous war zones. The emotional intensity of the images captures a level beyond a camera eye. Portions of front cover rubbed with some fading. Contents loose as issued in light blue basket weave cloth portfolio front cover lettered in gilt. Very good. Item #22542

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