Paris: Administration (Imprimerie A. Lahure), 1883. First edition. Folio [18 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches] unpaged, profusely illustrated with b&w and color lithographs, including vignettes, full page, and some double page. Decorated cloth, printed in colors. A near fine and bright copy. Item #29116
PARIS ILLUSTRÉ, an elaborately illustrated periodical, commenced publication on May, 1883, and ran until 1906. This, the first volume, is complete in 9 parts: AU SALON DE 1883; VILLÉGIATURE ET BAINS DE MER; EXPOSITION D'AMSTERDAM; POUR LRS ENFANT; A ISCHIA; EXPOSITION NATIONALE; AU TONKIN; ÉNTRENNES; EXPOSITION DE NICE. Among the authors are: Alexandre Dumas, Jules Gros, Victor Hugo, C. Saint-Saens, et al. The illustrations are by the leading artist of France
A serial devoted to fine printing and progress in the graphic arts.