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Robes et Femmes

Sacchetti, Enrico

Published by Dorbon-Aine, Paris, 1913
Condition: Very Good
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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Folio, 41 by 31 cm. No. 213 of 300. 14 leaves, all with pochoir, including the title, the frontis, and the limitation or colophon page, and one of the plates being double paged. The pochoir in this set comes off as nearly indistinguishable from actual painted work. The stylized figures have a panache that owes as much to the free and confident hand of Sacchetti as to the elegant, long silhouettes of the fashion just one year before all hell broke loose with the outbreak of the First World War. Sacchetti accomplished a sense of movement and vitality that gives life to the clothes. Above all else there is an infectious joy in the artwork. Front pastedown of folio is foxed. Straight tear along front joint. Narrow strip of loose paper pastedown by rear joint. Otherwise, a lovely copy of a scarce work. Folio folder, paper pastedown on front cover. Bookseller Inventory # 004832

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Title: Robes et Femmes

Publisher: Dorbon-Aine, Paris

Publication Date: 1913

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Limited Edition.

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