Recently found by viaLibri....
2021-01-04 05:47:19
Grand-Carteret, John."
Le Decollete et le Retrousse. Quatre Siecles de Gauloiserie (1500-1870). Orig.edn."
Paris.s.d. [circa], 1900. 4 parts in 1 vol. large 4°. orig.richly decorated & illustrated publ. cloth, title in central-part, designed by Fernand Fau. [144]pp. of tog. 402 ills. and plates with captions, of which 31 in colour, frontisp, circular vignette on title-p., alph. indexes of illustrs. and artists at end. This famous work that fetched various editions is the most complete, containing the 4th part: the 2nd. empire or better known as the Belle Epoque (1852-1870), suppressed in all later edns; it contains num. ills. and plates after original engravings & drawings by a great number of french artists, of erotic undertone, but it also displays fashions fr. that time. Apart from some very light bumping of corners a Mint copy in a fine orig. publ. binding."
Bookseller: Bookdep [Netherlands]
Check availability:

Search for more books on viaLibri


Browse more rare books from the year 1900