Music-hall. by FARGUE, Léon-Paul. Luc-Albert Moreau, illustrator.

Music-hall. by FARGUE, Léon-Paul. Luc-Albert Moreau, illustrator.

~ Music-hall. Paris: [Fequet et Baudier for] les Bibliophiles du Palais, 1948.

4to (320 × 242 mm), pp. 156, [12]. Plus a suite of 58 lithographs. Loose and uncut in original wrappers. In mustard chemise and box. Slight peeling to the spine of the box and book. From the books of the late Martin Stone (1946-2016).

FIRST EDITION with these illustrations, this copy printed for M. Maurice de Ridder with a suite of 58 additional lithographs. Number 161 of 200 examples on vélin pur chiffon des Papeteries d’Arches. A book celebrating the Parisian music hall from its origins to the present with excellent lithographs, including The Hanley Brothers, Mistinguett, Maurice Chevalier, Edith Piaf, Josephine Baker and various circus performers and jugglers.

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