Grand Magasins de la Samaritaine – Tabliers Confectionnés Pour Dames et Hommes.

Paris: Imprimerie de la Samaritaine, 1914.

Booklet, stapled in wrappers (24 x 15.5 cm.), 15 pages. Illustrated throughout. Text in French. FIRST EDITION. A small trade catalogue featuring aprons of every type, offered by Paris' famous Samaritaine department store. The aprons are divided into men's and women's. Women's aprons include those for trade, kitchen, nurse, and baker. For men, the aprons include those for gardener, valet, military, grocer, wine merchant, chef, doctor, and veterinarian. Small aprons for valet boys and dining room boys are also included. Illustrated wrappers with 2 cm. stamp on front panel, "Collection Debuisson Paris". Mme Roxane Debuisson (1927-2018) assembled one of the great collections of materials related to the history of Paris. Much of it resides at Stanford University, though some was sold at Drouot in March of 2019. Pages lightly age-toned, otherwise fine. Near fine. [OCLC locates no copies].

Price: $350.00