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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Ridley, Pauline
NY: Rizzoli International, 1979

First American edition. Octavo. 3 pp; 48 color plates. Paperback. Near Fine. Introductory text by art and design historian Pauline Ridley, followed by 48 color plates with fashion designer, date, and illustrator identified, and a brief description of clothing. Collection of French fashion illustrations from the early 20th century, culled from the pages of period journals such as Gazette du Bon Ton, La Guirlande, Le Gout du Jour, and Art, Gout, Beaute. Artists and designers represented include Brunelleschi, Barbier, Mourgue, Lepape, Poiret, Iribe, Lelong, Molyneux, Patou, Doucet and many others.
Inventory number #011831