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Edwards, George Wharton

Paris: With Drawings in Color and Monotone

Paris: With Drawings in Color and Monotone

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Philadelphia: Penn Publishing Co, 1924. First edition. Large quarto in black gilt-stamped and lavishly ornamented cloth boards; 435, [1] pages: illustrations (some color); 28 cm. Illustrated t.p. in colors. Each plate accompanied by tissue guard sheets with printed descriptions; bibliographical references (page 436). Color frontis and color title page. Near fine to near fine(+) with minor external wear. Very tight and clean. Hardcover. ISBN:

Numerous plates. Beautifully realized. Contents: Foreword -- Introduction, by M. Clement Rueff -- Paris -- Changes in the City -- Regulations -- The French People and the War -- The Government -- The French Woman and Her Position -- The Life of the People -- Old Days and New -- French Artists -- Sport and Idleness -- Restaurants -- Streets, Names, etc. -- The Streets, Morality and Art -- Politics -- The Madeleine and Notre Dame -- Tour de St. Jacques and the Sewers of Paris -- The Pantheon -- Funerals -- The French and American Republics -- The Bridges -- The American Monuments -- Typical Foires -- Some of the Fountains -- The Place Des Vosges -- The Art Life -- The Opera -- Les Halles -- Street Noises, Peddlers and Cheap Restaurants -- Column of July and the Temple -- Place de la Concorde -- Tuileries -- Parks -- The Saint Lazare Prison -- So Styled French Intemperance -- Bohemianism -- Montmartre and Montparnasse -- Index -- Bibliography.

Paris (France) -- Description and travel. Paris (France) -- Descriptions et voyages. France -- Paris. Edwards, George Wharton, 1859-1950.

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