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Le Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles 1864-1865 (November 1864-October 1865) [WITH 13 HAND-COLORED PLATES]

David, Jules (Illustrations by)

Published by Le Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles, Paris, 1865
Condition: g- to g Hardcover

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Folio. [2], 368pp. Contemporary half calf over blue cloth, with gold lettering and tooling on spine. Marbled endpapers. Complete collection of twelve bound issues of "Le Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles" for the period 1864-1865. "Le Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles" was one of the most popular fashion magazines published for French women during the second half of the 19th century. This collection presents a striking array of women's fashions from the 1864-1865 season. Each of the twelve issues contains a hand-colored plate on which appear two or three ladies, often accompanied by an elegantly clad child, all dressed in magnificent costumes appropriate for various seasons and specific occasions: a day in the country, a casual promenade, visiting and receiving guests, weddings, evening receptions, balls, and other social events. The striking plates are after drawings by Jules David. The January 1865 issue has 2 hand-colored plates (1 full-page, 1 double-page). Binding rubbed along edges with abrasion to leather. Minor and sporadic age-toning, foxing and creasing throughout. Text in French. Binding in overall fair, interior in good to good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 36966

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Title: Le Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles ...

Publisher: Le Moniteur des Dames et des Demoiselles, Paris

Publication Date: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g- to g

Edition: First edition.

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