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  • Festival of Britain 1951)
    C.W.S. SOUVENIR JIG-SAW FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN ( cover title) by (C.W.S. Goods)
    (C.W.S. Goods)
    C.W.S. SOUVENIR JIG-SAW FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN ( cover title) The Festival Pleasure Gardens.

    With all its pieces, a colourful little jigsaw printed up as souvenir of THE FESTIVAL PLEASURE GARDENS. In its original box. Puzzle, printed in colour on paper and attached to one side of thin particle board, 15 x 20 cm; in original cardboard box of approximately the same size with printed paper of puzzle scheme pasted onto upper inner lid; printed colour paste down with festival of Britain emblem and “JIG-SAW) on upper box cover. Box is whole but bumped and soiled.

    Puzzle complete and in excellent condition. Original box soiled and bumped a bit, someone’s hand printed name partially rubbed out;with a printing of the completed puzzle picture on the inside lid. Bottom cover of box has some coloured paper glued on and a patch of blue paint.

    ID#: 16832
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  • (JAPANESE DESIGN)
    KATAGAMI STENCILS. by ANONYMOUS.
    ANONYMOUS.
    KATAGAMI STENCILS. Six Original Examples of KATAGAMI WORK.

    Katagami stencils were hand cut (with knife, awl or small punch tool) on washi paper to produce patterns for dyeing innumerable items of Japanese cultural life from brilliant Kimono features for persons in all walks of life to obi belts and simple tea towels. The use of Katagami designs from nature or from geometric abstraction stretches far back into the country’s history. From the 16th century, at least, they have played a part in kimono designs and theatre costume and, by the Meiji period, many were exported to Europe, partly in response to the fashion for japonisme, for decorative purposes, not necessarily for fabric design. The examples offered here were found in France and, we believe, represent such Meiji period…

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    Katagami stencils were hand cut (with knife, awl or small punch tool) on washi paper to produce patterns for dyeing innumerable items of Japanese cultural life from brilliant Kimono features for persons in all walks of life to obi belts and simple tea towels. The use of Katagami designs from nature or from geometric abstraction stretches far back into the country’s history. From the 16th century, at least, they have played a part in kimono designs and theatre costume and, by the Meiji period, many were exported to Europe, partly in response to the fashion for japonisme, for decorative purposes, not necessarily for fabric design. The examples offered here were found in France and, we believe, represent such Meiji period creations for export. The University of Middlesex Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture maintains a collection of katagami designs in its Silver Studio Collection ( https://moda.mdx.ac.uk/collections/collections-history/silver-studio-collection/) and contributions from Mamiko Markham on her research findings into Katagami. The Silver Studio collection is from the decorative arts studio of Arthur Silver who, in the late 19th century, collected katagami stencils for design inspiration, as did many other wallpaper and fabric houses of the time. (Silver actually framed some katagami stencils for mounting on the walls of his private home. The washi paper used, probably produced from thin layers of mulberry bark treated with persimmon juice, forms a perfect dark and surprisingly strong backdrop for the carved designs. One of the designs offered here shows the spider-web thin silk threads sometimes used to stabilize the cut design. There are many different techniques used in Edo and Meiji period to create large figurative designs and, also, as here, small and intricate abstract designs from nature. See also: Tuer, Andre. THE BOOK OF DELIGHTFUL AND STRANGE DESIGNS...ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ART OF THE JAPANESE STENCIL-CUTTER. (6) Six examples mounted on cream coloured card stock measuring 34.5 x 45 cm; washi paper ranging from approximately 24.8 x 40 cm to 26 cm x 44 cm; hand-cut images, themselves, approximately 11.4 x 34 cm to 15 x 36 cm.

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    In excellent condition, with small faults here and there, either outer brown washi paper edges chipped and wrinkled or pin-holed from working, as is usual, or a very minor error in the working of the design, itself, ( one design has a small reinforcement in one of the small squares (approximately 1.3 x 1.3 cm). The minor errors in the design may be from previous dyeing and stencilling work, but these examples do not exhibit extensive use at all. A very handsome grouping. Mounted with transparent corners on cream coloured stock. One example shows the maker’s mark, barely visible (Marmiko Markam uses a microscope to view them).

    ID#: 16828
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  • (Worker Housing)
    MINES DOMANIALES DE POTASSE D’ALSACE by ROUX, Eugène.
    ROUX, Eugène.
    MINES DOMANIALES DE POTASSE D’ALSACE MULHOUSE

    A very scarce piece on worker housing for the potash mining area of Alsace. Well illustrated with individual and group photos of houses, some in colour. Also included are photographs of the école maternelle which formed part of the community. We have not located anything in KOPAC; KVK. In OCLC, we have located 1 copy in Constanz. String bound pamphlet, 28 x 21.5 cm; 24 pp. with plans and illustrations from photographs + 4 plates of colour photos.

    Original paper wrappers, string tied; tipped-on colour illustration to upper cover; small trace of something that once adhered to rear cover, but very minor. A very good copy. Two postcard photos of the settlement are included.

    ID#: 16822
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  • (Women in Botany)
    CAMUS, Mlle. Aimée.
    LISTE PAR NOMS D'AUTEURS DES TRAVAUX PUBLIÉ PAR DES FEMMES EN BOTANIQUE.

    The alphebetically arranged listing includes the names of approximately forty women with published work in botany. Stapled pamphlet (21.5 x 13.5 cm); 8 pp.

    Original printed paper covers.

    ID#: 15773
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  • (TYPOGRAPHY)
    DRAIM, (Victor Miard)
    LA LETTRE DAN LE DECOR Et La Publicite Modernes. Nouveaux Documents Inédits Composés par Draim.

    Exuberant colour printed examples in this very heavily used copy. Just one copy located so far in OCLC - at Amsterdam. Stapled oblong pamphlet ;33.5 x 25.2 cm; 24 colour printed plates.

    Original printed paper covers soiled and worn; text body detached, margins dog-eared and soiled.

    ID#: 16740
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  • (TRADE CATALOGUE, CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS, STOVES)
    MANUFACTURE DE FOURNEAUX ECONOMIQUES EN TOLE ET FONTE by BRIFFAULT
    BRIFFAULT
    MANUFACTURE DE FOURNEAUX ECONOMIQUES EN TOLE ET FONTE et de Calorifieres.

    Beautifully printed chromolithographs for this trade catalogue of stoves, with numerous large full page images, mainly printed in shades of grey, copper, silver and gold. The page “ AVIS IMPORTANT” is Plate 1. An impressive color-printed trade catalogue of cooking stoves "en tole et fonte" illustrating many varieties of stoves and heating apparatus, including "fourneaux Parisiens poissonières," "fourneaux a grillade à bascule," a “fourneau special pour limonadiers”, etc. One double page chromolithograph illustrates a “fourneau de cuisine avec bouilleur” enabling the heating of the beautifully tiled salle de bain illustrated on the floor above. The range represented includes small apparatus for apartments to very large models for a variety of settings, including institutional ones. The elements of each model are…

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    Beautifully printed chromolithographs for this trade catalogue of stoves, with numerous large full page images, mainly printed in shades of grey, copper, silver and gold. The page “ AVIS IMPORTANT” is Plate 1. An impressive color-printed trade catalogue of cooking stoves "en tole et fonte" illustrating many varieties of stoves and heating apparatus, including "fourneaux Parisiens poissonières," "fourneaux a grillade à bascule," a “fourneau special pour limonadiers”, etc. One double page chromolithograph illustrates a “fourneau de cuisine avec bouilleur” enabling the heating of the beautifully tiled salle de bain illustrated on the floor above. The range represented includes small apparatus for apartments to very large models for a variety of settings, including institutional ones. The elements of each model are enumerated and the concluding ten or so plates illustrate the individual pieces or changeable features available for the different stoves. Folio, 34 x 26 cm; (vi, including 2 large black and white illustrations ) + 1 plate text + 72 plates in chromolithograph, including a plate 8”bis” with text on verso or alongside image. Plate 1 is text entitled “Avis Important”.

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    Bound on stubbs, covers heavily chipped and soiled; internally very good, but for occasional faint thumb print and very faint tide marks at margin edges toward the back of the text block, not affecting images.

    ID#: 16812
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  • (Trade Catalogue - Toys)
    A.B. RUGGLES (manufacturer).
    CATALOGUE AND PRICE LIST OF TOYS... Successor to Geo. G. Shelton

    A rare American trade catalogue of children’s toys manufactured by A B. Ruggles who informs the reader that his production is now backed by new and improved machinery after a disastrous fire. Illustrated objects include a furniture set for girls; a horse drawn hay wagon; a two horse express team; an “accurate” miniature of an Emigrant wagon; a tandem team; an ox cart; a highly ornamented dump cart; and four sizes of platform horses. All these are illustrated, with the exception of there being three, not four, platform horses shown. Most toys would seem to be made of wood, although note is made where iron is used on a part. Sizes and prices are given and, notice of colour painting…

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    A rare American trade catalogue of children’s toys manufactured by A B. Ruggles who informs the reader that his production is now backed by new and improved machinery after a disastrous fire. Illustrated objects include a furniture set for girls; a horse drawn hay wagon; a two horse express team; an “accurate” miniature of an Emigrant wagon; a tandem team; an ox cart; a highly ornamented dump cart; and four sizes of platform horses. All these are illustrated, with the exception of there being three, not four, platform horses shown. Most toys would seem to be made of wood, although note is made where iron is used on a part. Sizes and prices are given and, notice of colour painting where applicable. W.A. Shelton of 112 Chamber St. is listed as the New York agent. Charming and rare. Not in Romaine; not located in OCLC. Oblong stapled pamphlet, 9.5 x 15.4 cm.; 12 unnumbered pp. with 9 illustrations from engravings.

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    Original printed paper covers in Aesthetic Movement motif, faint wrinkling and spotting; small closed tear to margin only of title page; some page edges slightly dog-earred and wrinkled. Still a very good copy.

    ID#: 16762
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  • (Trade card - Horticulturist)
    (VAN GEERT, J.)
    COLOR LITHOGRAPHED TRADE CARD: "J. Van Geert, Horticulteur-Fleuriste..."

    A handsome trade card for J. Van Geert, nurseryman and florist in Ghent. These meticulously printed cards were called "porcelain" cards because of their glossy finish and multi-colored lithography. In this case the printing, by G. Jacqmain of Ghent, is in gold, green, black and red. The image incorporates an oval framed engraved portrait of Flora, a round framed engraving of an outdoor pavilion with staged potted plants, another round framed engraving of two figures in a garden standing by a planted vase on a pedestal, and, at the bottom, a large building which evidently housed the firm. Planted vases, satyrs and putti also embellish the card. Single sheet of glossy card stock (12.5 x 17.1 cm) printed in colors.

    Original porcelain card with fresh colors mounted on acid free board with mat opening measuring 13.3 x 18 cm, and mat measuring 30.5 x 33 cm. over all.

    ID#: 15588
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  • (Textiles)
    (MERRIMACK MFG. CO.)
    RAJAH CLOTH. Fast Colors/Double Strength.

    The cover of this brochure containing 6 dyed cotton cloth samples features a lively paste-down illustration in colours showing an imaginary landscape combinging aspects of a desert oasis and Indian architect, as well as a top border in an Indian motif. This exotic presentation was designed for a salesman’s sample book of cloth for sale featuring paisley-style patterning with backgrounds in green, brown, and blue, ornamented with red, pink, yellow and paler blue accents. The paisley design developed popularity in the west dduring the 18th and 19th centuries as a result of example brought from India ( although the origina of the design is Persian). These samples are lightweight and in beautiful condition, are bound double-folded and measure 12.5 12…

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    The cover of this brochure containing 6 dyed cotton cloth samples features a lively paste-down illustration in colours showing an imaginary landscape combinging aspects of a desert oasis and Indian architect, as well as a top border in an Indian motif. This exotic presentation was designed for a salesman’s sample book of cloth for sale featuring paisley-style patterning with backgrounds in green, brown, and blue, ornamented with red, pink, yellow and paler blue accents. The paisley design developed popularity in the west dduring the 18th and 19th centuries as a result of example brought from India ( although the origina of the design is Persian). These samples are lightweight and in beautiful condition, are bound double-folded and measure 12.5 12 cm. approximately. We have not found any copies of this sample booklet recorded in OCLC.

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    Brass-stapled pamphlet, 19.6 x 12.3 cm. with cloth spine; boards scuffed, browned, and indented at one small spot, but tipp-on paper label measuring 15.3 x 10.2 cm. is very good. Thelabel has a space at the bottom for NO. and YDS., with “Hawker 656” rubber stamped in the blank space. Blank sheet inside bears offset impression of cloth pattern designs; cloth samples fine with original small manuacturer’s numbering labels in upper right corners.

    ID#: 16767
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  • Signed by the Author, Charles Norman.
    Norman, Charles.
    The Case of Ezra Pound. With Opinions By Conrad Aiken; E.E. Cummings; F.O. Matthiessen; Willima Carlos Williams; Louis Zokofsky.

    Very good to fine.

    ID#: 16811
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  • (Residential sub-division)
    (Hewlett Bay Company)
    HEWLETT BAY PARK Hewlett/ Long Island/Nassau County/ New York

    A very handsome residential sub-division prospectus for an elegant and exclusive Long Island housing estate. Hewlett Bay Park, an incorporated village located within Hempstead, is famous for its privacy. An article about it in the New York Times, July 18, 1975 cautions: “ Let Fitzgerald cast his eyes across the water at East Egg. Let Cheever, Updike, O’Hara and Oates examine the gilded suburbs of America. Hewlett Bay Park does not care to be discovered.” The carefully planned rural aspect of the park situated on Macy Channel opening to the sea made it a desirable spot for luxurious suburban development as early as 1910, with the building of a home by architects Albro & Lindeberg for Carleton Macy who developed…

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    A very handsome residential sub-division prospectus for an elegant and exclusive Long Island housing estate. Hewlett Bay Park, an incorporated village located within Hempstead, is famous for its privacy. An article about it in the New York Times, July 18, 1975 cautions: “ Let Fitzgerald cast his eyes across the water at East Egg. Let Cheever, Updike, O’Hara and Oates examine the gilded suburbs of America. Hewlett Bay Park does not care to be discovered.” The carefully planned rural aspect of the park situated on Macy Channel opening to the sea made it a desirable spot for luxurious suburban development as early as 1910, with the building of a home by architects Albro & Lindeberg for Carleton Macy who developed the site. Noting the proximity of golf and country clubs, bathing spots and beaches, as well as the presence of the Lawrence School, the booklet goes onto emphasize graceful landscaping and traditionally styled architecture through its illustrations. Most pages consist of a 14 x 17 cm brown toned illustration from a photograph of a substantial home with a smaller vignette of property detail below. These photos are accompanied by captions such as “ The eye is continually pleased by broad expanses of luxuriant lawn and aprked spaces which insure privacy without the ugly prohibitions of fenced enclosures. Definitely a period piece, with a map of the park showing both already occupied and available acreage. So far we have located only one other copy on OCLC at Queensborough Library. Stapled and cord bound pamphlet, 28.3 x 21.4 cm.; fold-out map at the rear of the text.

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    Original stiff paper covers, deckled edges, with embossed designed on upper cover; lower cover shows a very few minor spots; cord and staple bound; about a 4 cm separation of covers at the heel of the narrow spine, but still a very good copy.

    ID#: 16764
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  • (Repton, Humphry)
    CARTER, George, Patrick GOODE and Kendrun LAURIE.
    HUMPHRY REPTON LANDSCAPE GARDENER. 1752 - 1818.

    Although published in conjunction with the important Repton exhibition at the University of East Anglia in Norwich and at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London during 1982-1983, this volume is significantly more than an exhibition catalogue. The well annotated text covers various aspects of Repton's career and provides a valuable scholarly update to the definitive study of Repton written by Dorothy Stroud 20 years earlier. Among the several useful appendices are a full bibliography of sources and an annotated "Gazetteer" of Repton's commissions. Oblong 4to (21 x 29.7 cm); xvi + 176 pp. with 148 text illustrations (6 in color).

    Original printed paper wraps with some wrinkling and edgewear; internally fine.

    ID#: 16714
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  • Postcards - Songs for Children
    (VARIOUS)
    LES CHANSONS DE L’ONCLE PAUL.

    A rare collection of ten colour printed postcards of rural French songs with their original colour printed wrapping band. The collected songs are illustrated by the illustrators Edmee Arma,Maurice Tranchantt; J.-P. Razavet; Jacqueline L. Gaillard; Guy Goerget; Ten cards printed in colours on rectos, 9 x 13 cm; with printed text, musical notes and illustrations.

    Each colour printed card is in fine condition; versos “address side” printed in black.

    ID#: 16765
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  • (PÈRE CASTOR)
    LES ALBUMS DE PÈRE CASTOR

    A shaped booklet - Père Castor, himself, as a publicity brochure for the famous albums. With lists of current Jeux; Jeaux Manuels; Contes; Histoires, etc. Shaped booklet, 14.5 x 10 cm; 1 sheet folded, with text in colours inside and illustrations in colours upper and lower covers.

    Fine.

    ID#: 16735
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  • (MERRIMACK MANUFACTURING CO.?)
    GREENAWAY SUITINGS.

    A tribute to the popularity and influence of the illustrator Kate Greenaway, this Lowell Massachusetts manufacturing company, one of the first in this textile manufacturing town, issued these samples for simple cotton suiting using Greenaway -like images as selling point. Cover illustration and inner label in printed design; 6 sample cloths of cotton in varied shades of brown. Stapled portfolio, 21 x 14 cm; with six folded cotton cloth samples.

    Very good

    ID#: 16816
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  • (Menu Cards)
    KAEMMERER, (F.H.)
    LES MOIS PAR KAEMMERER (cover title).

    A pretty set of twelve menu cards printed on the front with a full page illustration by Kaemmerer of a woman representing a month of the year and, on the back, a decoratively bordered blank space with "Menu du...." printed in a panel at the top. The month is written in French at the bottom within the decorative border. On the rectos, Kaemmerer's ladies, set inside the same decorative borders are "Nivose," Pluviose," "Germinal," "Ventose," "Floréal," "Prairial," "Messidor,""Thermidor," "Fructidor,""Vendémiaire," "Brumaire," and "Frimaire." All figures are in a seasonal setting engaged in appropriate activities or posed to feature seasonal costume. 12 cards 16.2 x 11.10 cm printed on both sides in blue tones, with seasonal illustrations on rectos, all edges gilt.

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    A pretty set of twelve menu cards printed on the front with a full page illustration by Kaemmerer of a woman representing a month of the year and, on the back, a decoratively bordered blank space with "Menu du...." printed in a panel at the top. The month is written in French at the bottom within the decorative border. On the rectos, Kaemmerer's ladies, set inside the same decorative borders are "Nivose," Pluviose," "Germinal," "Ventose," "Floréal," "Prairial," "Messidor,""Thermidor," "Fructidor,""Vendémiaire," "Brumaire," and "Frimaire." All figures are in a seasonal setting engaged in appropriate activities or posed to feature seasonal costume. 12 cards 16.2 x 11.10 cm printed on both sides in blue tones, with seasonal illustrations on rectos, all edges gilt.

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    Twelve loose cards, a.e.g., as issued, in illustrated portfolio; cards fine, but for a bit of foxing on the verso of one; the portfolio shows some scuffing and rubbing, with part of printed title rubbed, silk backing ends worn and frayed.

    ID#: 15634
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  • L'AMI. ( Mosse, Jean-Marie).
    L'ART DE PLAIRE ET DE FIXER Ou Conseils Aux Femmes.......

    An extremely pretty little copy of this exhaustive detailing of what a woman must do to please ( her man). The engraved frontispiece and title vignette suggest an adventurous topic - these show partly undressed women in bedroom scenes - but the whole of the text amounts to a guide to personal beauty and care, as well as to domestic activities and personal virtues. A “Tablette des Matieres” indexes a plethora of advice from how to behave with one’s chamber maid to what various toilet waters to use in every circumstance of personal care. In the case of this particular edition, a “Notes” section on toilet waters serves as an advertising vehicle for a M. Antoine, Directeur du Dépôt des…

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    An extremely pretty little copy of this exhaustive detailing of what a woman must do to please ( her man). The engraved frontispiece and title vignette suggest an adventurous topic - these show partly undressed women in bedroom scenes - but the whole of the text amounts to a guide to personal beauty and care, as well as to domestic activities and personal virtues. A “Tablette des Matieres” indexes a plethora of advice from how to behave with one’s chamber maid to what various toilet waters to use in every circumstance of personal care. In the case of this particular edition, a “Notes” section on toilet waters serves as an advertising vehicle for a M. Antoine, Directeur du Dépôt des Recettes secrètes pour Embellir et Fortifier, rue Montmartre, No. 154, who is listed as the editor of the work. There are editions published in Brussels, as well as Paris; in fact, the text seems to have been quite useful as advertising vehicle: in this copy,there is a lengthy list of French cities and departments with specific bookstores where the book could be found. Our copy seems closest in description to an 1830 copy described in the British Library, but there are also versions from the 1820s ( for which see Barbier 1, p. 293. A full page of introductory notes describes the cost for various bindings “Broché”, “Cartonné”, “ Relié en beau maroquin”, and with various “Étuis” available. An amusing and charming bit of social persuasion and marketing from early 19th century France. 12mo (12.5 x 8.5 cm); (vi) pp. including half-title and lists of numerous vendors where one can purchase the book; 221 pp. + engraved frontispiece and title; 7 unnumbered pp. of publisher’s ads at back.

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    Contemporary marbled paper over boards, very slight shelfwear; gilt decorated calf spine with stamped compartments, including red lettering piece, gilt in second compartment; varied decorations in remaining three compartments; original endpapers; very infrequent brown spots, but the text is fresh and bright; engraved frontispiece with tissue guard; engraved vignette on title page fine. With previous owner’s signature and private collection number penned on verso of free endpaper. Near fine.

    ID#: 16798
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  • (HAIRSTYLES & Costumes )
    (Monségur, A. ed.?)
    LE JOURNAL DE LA COIFFURE. L’ILLUSTRATION DE LA COIFFURE/ Revue Mensuelle paraisssant du 20 au 25 de chaque Mois.

    Bound set of monthly issues for 1904 of this very scarce periodical dedicated to hairdressing, with an emphasis on designs for costume and fancy dress balls.. No. 23 - Troisième Anné/ January 1904- December 1904. In each month, a series of articles precedes 2 full page plates ( in January it is 1 double page plate) illustrating coiffures and, often, dress. Eight of these are colour plates describing historic costume and the appropriate coiffure. These plates bear the caption”L’Illustration De La Coiffure”, as well any historical captions needed. Each plate is described in the text, as well. There are also advertisements in each issue, many from “Monségur, 255 Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris. The rubber stamp of the Ecole Professionnell de Coiffure…

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    Bound set of monthly issues for 1904 of this very scarce periodical dedicated to hairdressing, with an emphasis on designs for costume and fancy dress balls.. No. 23 - Troisième Anné/ January 1904- December 1904. In each month, a series of articles precedes 2 full page plates ( in January it is 1 double page plate) illustrating coiffures and, often, dress. Eight of these are colour plates describing historic costume and the appropriate coiffure. These plates bear the caption”L’Illustration De La Coiffure”, as well any historical captions needed. Each plate is described in the text, as well. There are also advertisements in each issue, many from “Monségur, 255 Rue Saint-Honoré, Paris. The rubber stamp of the Ecole Professionnell de Coiffure in Liège appears on the front flyleaf and occasionally in text or plate, but never intruding on an image. As of October 2019, we have found a copy of L’ILLUSTRATION DE LA COIFFURE FOR March 1902 and JOURNAL DE LA COIFFURE, March, 1902 in the BNfr only. It seems that the two titles have been catalogued separately. Folio (36 x 26.5 cm); 189 pp. + 1 doublepage + 22 plates ( 8 in colour) + 36 unnumbered pp. ads

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    unobtrusive scuffs; one plate shows offsetting from type without interfernce with image; another plate has a short tear at upper margin and another bear the rubber stamp which does not affect image. A very good and well preserved copy.

    ID#: 16718
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  • (Hairdressing)
    MAISON ROBERT Coiffure De Dames/ Coiffeur Parfumer. ( cover title)

    The salon was located at 225 Regent St., London. They specialized in perfumery, ornamental hair, waving, etc. Profusely illustrated. Pamphlet (25.5 x 17.5 cm), string bound; 32 pp. profusely illustrated.

    Original printed paper covers, string bound. some fading at edges of covers, but, else fine.

    ID#: 16736
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  • (Floral Alphabet)
    (Noel, Guy Ferard, illustrator)
    OISEAUX ET FLEURS Pour Les Tout Petits En Forme D'Alphabet (cover title).

    In vivid color, two scenes to a page, Noel teaches the alphabet through illustrations of birds and flowers; each illustration is bordered on three sides by text in which the letter being taught is distinguished in red ("Cette cigogne fait son nid prés d'une cheminée ornée de capucines,"etc.) Stapled booklet, 31 x 24.1 cm; 12 pp. printed in colors.

    Original stiff paper covers and text, slight rubbed to spine ends and some color residue (from printer) at top edge of lower cover, but still a very good copy.

    ID#: 15628
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