Sale 532 Lot 2A

[BARBIER, George, illustrator]. -- LE GALLIENNE, Richard. The Romance of Perfume. New York and Paris: Richard Hudnut, 1928.

8vo. Title-page vignette, 8 color-printed plates after Barbier; pamphlet in pocket at back with 4 color printed plates after hand-colored photographs. (Some very minor marginal toning, some light offsetting.) Original cream pictorial boards (slightly toned); original box (some light staining, worn with minor losses). FIRST EDITION. Barbier's drawings depict the use of perfume around the world throughout the ages. The pamphlet includes reproductions of 4 photographs of the famous perfume shop, Rue de la Paix.


Estimate $ 250-350







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