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BAC (Ferdinand). Les Maîtresses. 100 color drawings....

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BAC (Ferdinand). Les Maîtresses. 100 color drawings. Preface by Félicien Champsaur - Les Amants. 100 color drawings. Preface by a lover - La Comédie féminine. 100 unpublished drawings. Preface by F. Bac. P., Simonis Empis, 1897-1899. 3 vols. in-8 square, Bradel blue or red long-grained morocco, spines decorated in full, gilt thread framing, gilt head, n.r., ill. covers and spines (Bretault). ONE OF 20 EXEMPLIES ON JAPON (on chine for the last volume), numbered. Amusing scenes galantes de la "Vie pa risienne" à la Belle époque. Superb copies bound at the time (the 3rd vol. announces in the justification a drawing which, being much larger, was not bound in the vol.). From the Maurice Méric library (bookplate).

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