Histoire du Costume Masculin Francais. Paul-Louis de Giafferri.
Histoire du Costume Masculin Francais
Histoire du Costume Masculin Francais

Histoire du Costume Masculin Francais

Paris: Editions Nilsson, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Folio, 38 x 28 cm. 88 of 100 hand-colored pochoir plates, ten parts in wrappers reflecting various styles with text in French (we offer the following English translation) Gallo-Roman, Monastic and Byzantine, Capes and Collars Renaissance, Doublets and Jerkins Louis XIII-Louis XIV, Refined Taste of the French Garments Louis XV, Masculine Ideal Perukes and Dress-Coats Louis XVI, Supreme Good Manners of the Revolutionary "Sans-Culottes," Napoleonic Imperial Official Smartness, Romantic Dandies and Beaux of the Restoration Period, Appearance of the Second Empire Fops. Text accompanies each part. Loose as issued in outer folder. Ex-library, small library stamp lower corner of plates. Cream wrappers worn, some with repaired spines, plates modestly chipped, portfolio cover rubbed, spine neatly rebacked in black cloth. Orig. illustrated board and cloth portfolio with cloth ties. Very good. Item #22825

Price: $250.00

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