SOLD La Mode Illustree 1896 - La Grande Edition de Luxe 52 colour plates included
This 1896 fashion journal is an ideal resource for fashion designers, historical costumiers, and re-enactors who create their own clothing.
La Mode Illustree is a large book measuring 15 1/4” high x 10 1/2” wide and 2” deep. It weighs more than 2kg before packaging.
There are 417 pages, most of which have black and white illustrations of the latest fashions of the day. There are 52 original colour plates in this deluxe edition as well as instructions and illustrations of many craft projects and garments.
The condition is very good. There are some torn or creased pages and the binding is worn, as the photographs show. Some of the pages have come loose, but are all still present.