London, South Kensington
19 March 2008
Journal des Dames et des Modes. Paris: Aux Bureaux du Journal des Dames, 1912-14. Volumes I - V in 4 volumes, 8°. Half titles, 185 fine hand- or pochoir-coloured plates by Georges Barbier and others numbered 1 - 184 (lacking plate 62 but with 2 additional un-numbered plates). Finely-bound in contemporary burgundy half morocco gilt, spines gilt in compartments, top edges gilt (spines a little faded), original printed wrappers and advertisements bound at the end of each volume. NUMBER 1,048 OF 1,250 COPIES "SUR PAPIER DE HOLLANDE". Colas 1567: "Cette publication périodique a été interrompue par la guerre ..." A FINE COLLECTION OF FASHION PLATES, many in the art-deco style and some anticipating the jazz age. (4)
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