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Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanach des Modes Présentes, Passées & Futures

Barbier, George

Paris. Meynial éditeur. 1922–1926
A fine and complete set of Barbier's Art Deco gem, 'Falbalas et Fanfreluches', in the original wrappers.

The issue for 1923 features the essay 'Modes' by Colette; the remaining essays are by the Comtesse de Noailles, Cécile Sorel, Gérard d'Houville and the Baronne de Brimont.
5 vols. 8vo. (c.260 x 175 mm). Each issue with title with colour vignette and 12 colour plates by George Barbier, each with pochoir colour; monochrome head-piece to each essay and calendar for each year ruled in a different colour. Loose as issued in original publisher's printed wrappers with pochoir colour designs by Barbier.
#47635

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