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  • French Fashion Illustrations of the Twenties

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    This is a 1987 paperback first edition of French Fashion Illustrations of the Twenties: 634 Cuts from La Vie Parisienne, edited and arranged by Carol Belanger Grafton and published by Dover.  (ISBN: 0-486-25458-5)  The over 630 black and white copyright-free illustrations were selected from rare 1918 to 1928 issues of the famed French periodical La Vie Parisienne.  The fashions "display a sophisticated couture embodying the seductive chic of the liberated woman."  Outfits include gowns, dresses, coats, suits, beachwear, loungewear and capes.  This 89 page book measures 11" high by 8.5" wide.  This copy of French Fashion Illustrations of the Twenties is in very good condition with no damage or wear.  There is a bookplate of an owl in a tree on the front end paper.