La Nature French Scientific Periodical 1914 World War I era complete year's runBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, World War I, Leather Books, Periodicals, French Periodicals, Sciences).
Published 1914, Paris by Masson et Cie.
458, 231, 208, 83 pages. Text in French. Profusely illustrated throughout.
1/4 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers & end papers.
Monumental work with endless contents.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently to well age toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this fine early 20th century book survives.
Book Measures c. 11 5/8" H x 8" W. A thick learge heavy book.