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Presage Paris Choisit, No. X Vol. A: Album De Souvenirs ou Boussole vers L'Avenir (Highlights of Fashion with an Eye to the Future)
Paris: Société d'Édition de Mode, 1966. Pages occasionally stained by attached fabric samples, particularly plastic and vinyl swatches, otherwise near fine. Plastic comb bound card wrappers near fine with very slight foxing to interior.. First Edition. Quarto. Installment of issue number X, volume A from 1966. A leading trade quarterly in haute couture from 1961 through 1987, Presage combined art, fashion, and design. Presage, under the creative direction of Rosita Fanto, was a unique experiment in graphic design and book arts. Presage documents the style and technological evolution of late twentieth century fashion during the transition from couture to ready wear. The magazine belongs to several art collections, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Centre Pompidou.This volume is profusely illustrated with 51 photographs, and includes 108 fabric swatches and 49 fashion design sketches.
      [Bookseller: Harper's Books, Inc.]
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