Paris: Edition d'Art Gadde et Bedin, n.d. (Ca. 1929).
No. 43, signed by the author, of an unspecified edition. Tout ce qui concerne la Toilette Feminine depuis la plus Haute Antiquité jusqu'a nos jours. 54 pouchoir colored plates with explanatory text. 1 vols. Folio. Costume Though the Ages, Inscribed. Loose as issued in decorated paper boards with ties, spine with losses, slight chipping and dust-soiling to title leaf and one or two tiny wormholes to lower blank margin of plates, else near fine Colas 2583. Item #27429
INSCRIBED on inside of front portfolio, “Hommage amical de l"auteur a M. Lucien Allix / 26 Juin 1929 / H. Rouit”. Rouit was the Artistic Director of the revue Art-Gout-Beauté, and this is a very nicely presented survey of feminine costume through the centuries. The pouchoir plates, in colors and metallic inks, are especially bright and brilliant.
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