LES CHATEAUX DE L'ILE DE France PAR JEAN VINCENT Foreword by the Duke of Noailles - president of the Demeure Historique - 33 plates and 11 texts by Jean Vincent - PARIS - 1937 - copy n°920 - complete with its plates and texts - separate leaves - inserted in a cardboard folder with laces
boards covered with imitation parchment paper - first board with title and decoration with the coat of arms of France faded - cloth spine - wear - soiling and slightly cracked jaws inside - inside leaves in good condition
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