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L’Usage du monde

1963150 x 193 mm

ORIGINAL EDITION illustrated with 48 drawings by Thierry Vernet.

 

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ORIGINAL EDITION illustrated with 48 drawings by Thierry Vernet. 

Masterpiece of the author, The Usage of the World  is the story of a year and a half of Nicolas Bouvier and Thierry Vernet's journey in Fiat Topolino, from Belgrade to Kabul, through Yugoslavia, Turkey, Iran and Pakistan.

"Landscapes that want you and must leave immediately on pain of incalculable consequences, there are not many, but there are, there are of course on this land 5 or 6 for each of us . "

A French edition appeared the following year augmented by four cards.

Lausanne,Droz,1963.in-12, Softcover150 x 193 mm,396 pp + 2 feuillets.

Dark back with folds of reading as always for this edition.

Bio

Nicolas Bouvier

(born on 6 March 1929 in Le Grand-Lancy and died on 17 February 1998 in Geneva)

Bio

Thierry Vernet

(Le Grand-Saconnex, February 12, 1927 - Paris, October 1, 1993)