Baschet, Louis and Gaston Sorbets, ed.
L'Illustration: Noël 1938. N°4996Paris: L'Illustration, 3 Decembre 1938. The Argument, in English, precedes the title page and provides details of the cover illustration, the design of the summary, and brief articles on the content of the issue: The Mirror of Baghdad; English Art; The Dazzled Poet; The Secret of the Waters; Escape to Indo-China; Don Juan; In the Land of the Tuareg; and Goya. What follows are several magnificent pages in the Summary with borders that are inspired by the illuminations in the Mirror of Baghdad, followed by several reproductions of famous English artists mounted on card with gilt frames; the watercolor art of Jean A. Mercier is reproduced to illustrated the story of The Dazzled Poet by Aberic Cahuet, and much more to finish out this grand Christmas issue. Corner creases on front cover; covers detached. In good condition.