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Un Chef-D'Oeuvre du Siecle D'Or

Published by Bureau de Publicite Erasmus. Printed at Rotogravure Mij, Rotterdam. Printed in Leiden
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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Fun, colorful and unusual promotion for the Dutch spirits industry and more specifically a drink called "Advocaat". Brightly colored fifties types -- the dowdy Mamie-ish housewife and portly husband, the artiste and Bohemians, the glam movie star, the gangster and general, are depicted in bright colors and superimposed on black and white photos as they are shown traveling to the Netherlands, sightseeing, and visiting a distillery in a droll narrative-driven text in which they are guided by a Rembrandt-era burgher. (There are other illustrations and illustrated elements in color.) N.d., circa 1950s. 8vo. 19.5 by 13 cm. 28 pp., plus wraps. Bookseller Inventory # 005139

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Title: Un Chef-D'Oeuvre du Siecle D'Or

Publisher: Bureau de Publicite Erasmus. Printed at Rotogravure Mij, Rotterdam. Printed in Leiden

Edition: First edition.

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