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TOUSSAINT, Franz.

Grains de Poivre.

Illustrations de Janine Aghion.

Paris: André Delpeuch, 1927 Stock Code: 136268
£600.00
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First and only edition, number 420 of 400 copies on Vélin du Marais au filigrane, from a total edition of 450 only.

A fine copy of this work, a classic of the art déco style, by French writer and orientalist Franz Toussaint, and illustrated by Janine Aghion (1894-1982), who worked with art déco forerunner Paul Poiret. Several of Aghion's striking costume designs are held at the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Description

Tall quarto. Original orange wrappers, titles in red and black to spine and front cover, untrimmed. In the glassine.

Illustrations

32 colour and line-drawing illustrations, including 13 full-page, of which 2 heightened in silver, by Janine Aghion.

Condition

A touch rubbed, faint partial toning to front free endpaper; else a fine copy.

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