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Les reines de l'aiguille : modistes et couturières. (Étude parisienne.)

Title
Les reines de l'aiguille : modistes et couturières. (Étude parisienne.) / Illustrations dessinées et gravées par François Courboin.
Author
Alexandre, Arsène, 1859-1937.
Publication
Paris : T. Belin, 1902.

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. French 1902Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Additional Authors
Courboin, François, 1865-1926.
Description
2 p.l., 189 p., 1 l., 5 pl., 76 extra pl.; 8̕.
Subject
Note
  • Illustrations: 3 vignettes, 15 head-pieces, 5 plates, and 15 tail-pieces, with proofs of all in two states on 74 plates; appended, plate proofs in two states of a design not used. In all, 114 illustrations.
  • Binding, by Gruel, of white crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of fillets inlaid on olive green, the inner adorned with small flowers in gilt and with semicircular indentations at the corners containing the arms of Paris in gold and silver on a mosaic of blue and red, and small ornaments composed of thimbles, scissors, needles and thread. Doublé with white morocco. Center panel within two fillets inlaid in olive green, and an inner frame of two fillets in gilt interlacing and entwined with delicately tooled foliage and small flowers in gilt and colors. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid. With gilt edges and lining of green grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.
  • Bookplate of W. A. Spencer.
Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1902
Author
Alexandre, Arsène, 1859-1937.
Title
Les reines de l'aiguille : modistes et couturières. (Étude parisienne.) / Illustrations dessinées et gravées par François Courboin.
Imprint
Paris : T. Belin, 1902.
Local Note
no. 65 of 100 copies on Japan paper.
Added Author
Courboin, François, 1865-1926. Illustrator
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. French 1902
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