Images de la Vie des Prisonniers de Guerre. by BOUCHER,…

Images de la Vie des Prisonniers de Guerre. by BOUCHER, E.L. MEUNIER, Mario. MAC ORLAN, Pierre.
Marvellously illustrated record of life in a WWI German prisoner of war camp by Rodin and Isadora Duncan’s private secretary

~ Images de la Vie des Prisonniers de Guerre.

Paris Marcel Seheur [1920]

No. 54 of only 175 copies. 22 handcolourd plates and 21 text leaves decorated in colour, all mounted on linen guards. 4to., (280 x 190 mms), original boards with hand coloured illustrations on the upper cover. Covers with some marking and darkening but generally a very good copy.

A rare and visually remarkable pictorial record of life in a German prisoner of war camp in WWI. Mario Meunier, who had been private secretary to both Auguste Rodin and Isadora Duncan before the war, was incarcerated in Merseburg in Saxony from September 1914 along with the illustrator Lucien Boucher and the publisher.
Only 3 copies recorded by OCLC outside France: NLA, Yale and Dartmouth, no copies on COPAC.

Stock ref: 9172
Keywords: Book, Illustrated
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