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Brussels: Editions Est-Ouest, (1964).. (1964).. Good. - Oblong 4to, tan cloth backed color pictorial paper covered boards (bumped; rear board soiled with small brown stains) titled in B&W. 131 pp. plus colophon (front hinge just starting; page edges darkened) printed on one side only. 26 color plates. Good.
From the library of Leonard Bernstein [Sotheby Sale 7070, Lot #144], inscribed to him on the front endpaper by the Commissioner of Tourism: "Au Maitre Leonard Bernstein, en signe de bienvenue a Bruxelles, et en temoignage de ma tres vive admiration / [?] / Commissaire general du Tourisme / 22/8/1968".
The author writes in his introductory "Letters to a Friend": "My purpose, in these few pages, is to invite you to wander around in our provinces, from Flanders to Wallonia, from Wallonia to Flanders, through Brabant looking for that 'multiple splendor' of a country whose narrow borders make all the more astonishing its vast natural and artistic variety."
Title: FLYING THE COLOURS OF BELGIUM. Preface by John L. Brown. Translated and adapted by Marnix Gijsen
Categories: Travel & Exploration,
Publisher: Brussels: Editions Est-Ouest, (1964).: (1964).
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 638
Keywords: TRAVEL; HISTORY; BELGIUM; WALLONIA; FLANDERS; BRABANT; ARTHUR HAULOT; JOHN L. BROWN; MARNIX GIJSEN; MUSIC; COMPOSER; CONDUCTOR; AMERICAN; LEONARD BERNSTEIN.