LABOUREUR, Jean-Emile; BONFILS, Robert; BRISSAUD, Pierre; and others.

Le Goût du Jour.

Stock Code
97300
Le Goût du Jour.

Paris, Francois Bernouard, December 1918 and June to December 1920.
£7,500
A fine and rare complete set with additional proofs of one of the most beautiful fashion magazines to appear in France after the Great War.
 
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Description

First edition, no. 20 of 25 examples on papier vergé d'Arches with proofs, of a total edition of 1432. 14 fascicles (as I and 1-13), small folio, I: [12] pp., with 4 hand-coloured wood-engraved plates and polychromatic woodcut ornaments in text, 1-13: [4 (half-title, limitation, title, blank)], [112] pp., with 40 numbered, hand-coloured, copper-engraved and etched pochoir plates, each with uncoloured proof (pl. 36 uncoloured, with additional proof of an earlier state), and a final hand-coloured plate with proof; fascicles 10, 12, & 13 unopened at top-edge, occasional spotting, slight toning at extremities; loose as issued in publisher's printed wrappers, first issue with hand-coloured wood-engraved title vignette, others printed in two colours with hand-coloured rose, fascicle 4 with an additional uncoloured outer wrapper, 7 issues with publisher's glassine, together in a modern cloth solander box, printed paper label to spine; a few light marks, marginal tear to wrapper of fascicle 3 and outer wrapper of fascicle 4 torn, an excellent set.

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