Quelques Illuminations du Tour de France de la Lumière
by Compagnie des Lampes Mazda
Unpag. volume containing 98 nighttime photographs of illuminated historical and cultural monuments and landmarks throughout France and Francophone Northern Africa, produced on the occasion of a promotional campaign organized by Mazda in conjunction with the 1937 Exposition Universelle focused on art and technology, with two short text passages, index, map. 4to. Orig. printed wrpps. Paris (Les Ateliers A.B.C.) n.d. (circa 1937). An embossed gold-decorated map at the front of the volume shows images of some of the landmarks included in the photographs. The cities covered include Aix-en-Provence, Amiens, Avignon, Bordeaux, Carcassone, Chantilly, Fez, Fontainebleau, Lyon, Marseille, Mont-Saint-Michel, Nancy, Nîmes, Paris, Reims, Rouen, Tunis, and Versailles, among many others. Many of the photographs are attributed to L. Borremans. Scarce institutionally. (Inventory #: 48331)
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