Paris: April 1905 through April 1908. Cloth. Quarto (11” x 7 ¾”); pebbled black cloth over board, hand-written paper label to spine; peach endpapers; 48 b&w plates tipped-in, printed recto only; multiple purple ink stamps for Ecole Professionnelle de Coiffure on endpapers and to verso last plate; one plate with a crease, a few with ink smudge to verso; near fine. Near fine. Item #1190
A collection of illustrations of hair styles from the French monthly publication, La Coiffure Parisienne Illustree, gathered and bound. Printed in sepia on one side only of thick glazed paper, the plates represent 48 different historic hair styles published in the magazine from April 1905 through April 1908, some months have multiple plates. An interesting look at the historic hair fashions of royalty, actresses, and society figures. Bound by the collector and labeled on the spine with a hand-written paper label.