Journal Des Dames Et Des Modes; 1912 -1914. Georges Barbier, illustrator.

Journal Des Dames Et Des Modes; 1912 -1914

Paris: Aux Bureaux du Journal des Dames, 1912-1914. First edition. Wraps. 25 x 16 cm. Limited edition, copies 14 & 15 of twelve examples numbered 6-17 on Japan Imperial with illustrations in two states -- monochrome and color (from total of 1270 copies). 184 pochoir plates, plus two supplemental unnumbered plates, "Le Choix Difficile" (Charles Martin) and "La Folie Du Jour" (Georges Barbier), also in two states. The Art Deco fashion plates by leading artists of the period, including Leon Bakst, Iribe, Martin, Brunelleschi, Simeon, Vallee, Wegener, et al: Georges Barbier, the principal illustrator. Plate 184 in colored state only, plate 183 supplied from another copy, printed on Hollande paper with watermark "Journal Des Dames."Plates1-93 from copy 14, Plates 94-184 from copy 15, both housed in original paper wrappers with spine reading Journal Des Dames, Tome III, Juillet-Decembre 1913, title within front cover rectangular decorated border. No text. Plates fresh, bright and crisp, copies in two states are rare. Loose in original wrappers as issued. Near fine. Item #20580

Price: $14,000.00

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