LE LIVRE DES FLEURS EN PAPIER. Et Des Ouvrages En Perles (cover title).
Paris: Ch. Ploche n.d.,ca.1852. A very well preserved little text providing instructions for making flowers out of paper, pearls, hair, and silk (the latter two described by a M. Croizet). The written instructions refer to plates showing various flower parts to be cut out and fashioned together with examples of finished products, including decorative trimmings made of pearls. This is a volume in the series BIBLIOTHÈQUE de la MAITRESSE de MAISON . A list of approximately 50 other titles in the series is printed on the lower cover. Each title was sold separately. In OCLC we locate no copies in American libraries. THere is one separate copy in BNFr and another copy bound in with a group of other titles from the series, also at BNFr. Small 8vo (17 x 12 cm); 31 + (1) pp. + 29 lithographed plates printed on rectos only.
Original printed pink paper covers in very good condition; very slight internal foxing, mostly to fore-edges; A very good copy.
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