Women Fantasy Joys c.1850 Gavarni book 16 hand colored lace plates decorativeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Les Jouyaux Fantaise by M. Gavarni.
Published Paris bu G. de Gonet.
312 pages. Contains 16 gorgeous full page illustrations of pretty young women, all with intricate die-cut lace borders and original hand color, backed by colored sheets of paper to emphasis the lace patterning
Period multi-colored cloth binding, spine and covers richly decorated with ornate gilt designs. All edges gilt. Front cover detached from binding.
Internally sound, tight and mostly clean, all plates remain attractive.
Book measures: 10 5/8" H X 7 1/2" W.