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A Bound Collection of French Fashion Plates: L’Illustrateur des Dames, Rue du Fauborg St. Honore,3 Paris
Paris: No date [c. 1850-60s]. Wraps. [FRENCH LANGUAGE] [FASHION]. Folio; 38 hand-colored engraved plates, signed by the artist and engraver, folded once horizontally as issued, 3 double page black and white engraved plates; black and white marbled stiff wrappers with green tape spine; tissue guard to front, lacking after last plate; light foxing, some light soiling to back, 3 uncolored plates have damp staining to bottom not affecting the text or illustration; very good minus. Very good. Item #1746
Many of the fine fashion prints are signed by E. Préval (b. 1845), a French water colorist and engraver.
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