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GAZETTE DU BON TON: A COLLECTION OF 50 POCHOIR PLATES

By: VOGEL, LUCIEN (editor)

Price: $1,875.00

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts: 1912 - 1925

Edition: First

Seller ID: 2313

Condition: Near fine


Fifty 7½” x 9¾” Photomechanical lithograph plates with hand-applied color (pochoir) from the influential French fashion magazine, Gazette du Bon Ton, with representative plates from each of the 8 years of the magazine's existence (1912 – 1925 with a with a hiatus from 1915 to 1920 due to WWI).The magazine was exclusive, quite expensive and limited to subscribers only. It was printed on fine vergé paper, and used a type cut specifically for the magazine. The first magazine to make fashion - art, and art - fashion, Gazette du Bon Ton contracted with seven of Paris' top couture ... View more info

THE MARY FRANCES SEWING BOOK ADVENTURES AMONG THE THIMBLE PEOPLE

By: [Boyer, Jane Allen]; Fryer, Jane Eayre

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The John C. Winston Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180

Condition: Very good


4to (7” x 9½”). pp. [x]; 175. Blue cloth boards with color illustrated paper onlay with titles; spine with titles stamped in gold script. Illustrated eps. Printed in red and black and profusely illustrated by Jane Allen Boyer in the Golden Age tradition with full page color illustrations and textual vignette illustrations. Includes 10 tissue-paper fold-out clothing patterns. One in a series of seven books by Jane Eayre Fryer whose purpose was to teach children the domestic arts, The Mary Frances Sewing Book weaves lessons about basic sewing into a story about a little girl taught to sew... View more info