Binding Hardcover folio. Paper pastedown on boards.
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher Paris Maquet 1911
Seller ID 006155
Magnificent pochoir illustrations in a most extraordinary trade catalogue and promotion. 300 copies in limitation and on papiers de luxe, this copy being unnumbered and thus possibly out of series. Folio, 49.5 by 35 cm. Seven pochoir plates, four of hand fans, and three, fashion plates featuring furs. Jeanne Paquin was one of the leading couturiers at the turn of the century, and arguably the most esteemed and dominant between the times of Charles Frederick Worth and Coco Chanel. Scarce, with only one copy located on OCLC First Search, at the Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. Condition: soiling on the folio cover, including some inked arithmetic written on rear cover. Lacking one blank tissue guard. Other guards with crinkling, one tear. Light foxing of endpapers. Pochoirs are vivid, bright and fresh.