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With original illustration by W. Graham Robertson  

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French Songs of Old Canada - with an original watercolor illustration from the book

Robertson, W. Graham


William Heinemann



[66] pp. 14 page printed translation booklet laid in. Each song illustrated with 2 engravings in color and one in black & white. (Folio) original cloth-backed pictorial boards. No. 95 of 350 copies. First Edition.

Accompanied by an original hand-lettered two-page spread with two original watercolor illustrations for the song "Joli Coeur de Rose." 39x56 cm (15¼x22"), matted. Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948) was an English portrait and landscape painter who flourished in London in the 1890s, he claimed to have been influenced by Walter Crane and the Glasgow school and was an obvious admirer of W. Nicholson.

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Wear and soiling to boards; a bit of foxing and offsetting; artwork lightly foxed; very good.

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