1st English edition. large 4to. 330pp. Cloth boards w/blind stamped title in a pictorial jacket. Inc. 380 illustrations, 180 of which are in colour. Some mild edgewear and a discrete ownership signature on FFEP, otherwise in exceptional condition. A wonderfully produced book with an unrivalled array of images. The authoritative text on haute couture’s great master. A large book weighing in excess of 2kg. The price of postage may have to be adjusted accordingly.
DESLANDREs, Yvonne, Poiret: Paul Poiret 1879-1944, Rizzoli, 1987
BARROW, John, Travels in China, containing Descriptions, Observations, and Comparisons, made and collected in the Course of a Short Residence at the Imperial Palace of Yuen-Min-Yuen, and on a subsequent Journey through the Country from Pekin to Canton. In which it is attempted to appreciate the rank that this extraordinary empire may be considered to hold in the scale of civilized nations. Illustrated with several engravings., Printed by A. Strahan, for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1804