Paris: Èdition l'Officiel de la Couleur, 1952.
A bright and colourful album featuring the traditional costumes of China, Mongolia, Manchuria, Japan, Korea, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. Published in 1952, the content of the album reflects contemporary French interest in the culture and costumes of the present-day Vietnam, with separate, detailed chapters on the colony of Cochinchina and the provinces of Tonkin and Annam.
Limited first editon of 1000 numbered copies, signed by the artist.
Large quarto, loose in original decorated wrappers, 260 mm x 360 mm, 52 pages, 22 full-page coloured plates, coloured illustrations throughout text; a fine copy.
Price (AUD): $475.00 other currencies