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Title: Mademoiselle against the World. [For the first time translated after the original french into english by Madeleine Boyd]. [First edition, thus].
Description: New York, Horace Liveright, 1931. Medium stout 8°. Original orange coloured cloth. Covertitle in bold black and blocked gilded type, monochrome decorative spine with gilded title and gilded publ. name at foot. (viii), 320pp. Monochrome gtpmyod[orvr (portrait of Tita˙na), 17 other captioned monochrome plates after author's photographs featuring ethnic types and topographical views, table of contents. English language narrative by a headstrong and adventurous french lady, who served as a Lady-in-Waiting to a Japanese Royal Family, exploring remote and famous places in Europe as Macedonia, Constantinople, Angora-Smhrna, Rumania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Africa, the Antilles, Christobal-Across the Equator, The South Sea Islands, Papeete, New Hebredes, Loyalty Islands, Autralia-the Philipp8ines, Japan, China and Cambodia. Still of great historic value. Very good unrimmed copy in original designed publ. cloth.

Keywords: travel history narrative narration culture heritage legacy emancipation ethnology topography europe asia far east japan china cambodia turkey constantinople impressions exploration worldtravel

Price: EUR 275.00 = appr. US$ 298.88 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55837