Les Bals de Paris. André WARNOD.

Les Bals de Paris

Paris: Les Éditions Crès (1922).

Item #5804

An uncommon book on the famous costume balls of Paris, with illustrations by the author. Warnod descibes in detail many of the fin de siècle balls and those of the post-War period with amusing vignettes. This edition (as opposed to the trade edition of the book) was available to subscribers only and contains four controversial sections on "Les Bals d'Invertis", "Le Dernier Grand Écart", "Grandeur et Décadence de la Danse du Ventre a Paris" and Les Filles de Maisons Closesau Bal Public". This edition also contains four addiitional images illustrating these sections laid into the text (see illustration). Limited to 200 numbered copies, very good in original illustrated wrappers, pages uncut.

Price: $225.00

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