Modes et Manières d'Aujourd'hui. Années de Guerre 1914-1919. Collection Pierre Corrard. Paris, Libraire Jules Meynial, 1921.
Tall 8vo. Six text leaves, sixteen leaves with poems and twelve gouache plates protected by tissue guards. First and last blank leaves with discolouration from paste-downs and tissue. As issued loose in publisher's card portfolio, upper cover with vignette by Lepape, slightly discoloured (remains of tissue paper at inner margin), ties detached but present, also the original papier-calque. Beautiful multicoloured printed paper flaps. Limited edition of 300, of which this is no. 204 of 271 on Japan paper. The famed French Art Deco fashion magazine was published by Pierre Corrard between 1912 and 1923. This issue covering the years of the WW1 contains poems by Henry Jacques and gouache illustrations by George Lepape. The beautiful Art Deco plates comprise: Août 1914, à l'hôpital, permissionnarie, les adieux, le bien-aimé absent, la leçon, nostalgie, pluviose, l'alerte, la onzième heure, fox-trot and la victoire. The attractive plates are in excellent condition. Colas 2099.
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