- A fine complete set. Joints trifle rubbed.
= George Barbier (1882-1932), influential and quintessential French Art-Déco illustrator and designer, who worked for fashion periodicals, designed costumes for theatre, film and ballet, notably for the Ballet Russe. Each part contains 12 beautiful pochoir col. aquatints, many thematically ordered, i.a. virtues and vices, the times of the day, the seasons, and all with a geographical and historic indication in top margin (mostly France, but also i.a. America, Czechoslovakia, Scotland, Hungary and Mexico). Colas 1026; Hiler p.64; Carteret IV, p.58. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LVII.