Item Detail

Item Number 6681
Title Folies Bergere Translated by Lucienne Hill and Preface by Maurice Chevalier, The
Author Derval, Paul
Condition NF/VG+
Publisher Methuen & Company
Place Published London
Date Published 1955
Edition 1st US Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st US edition/1st printing. Near fine book (clean, straight & tight; bound in bright blue with gilt printing on the spine). The spine ends are lightly bumped from shelving and lower corners have a tiny bit of wear. The very good+ dustjacket is clean, bright & price intact with light edgewear/chipping present at spine edges and fold edges. 32 pages of illustrations are included as the author described the whole process of presenting a revue, from the first frenzied script conferences and crowded auditions to the mass dress parades, all-night costume fittings, and the lighting and music rehearsals a few days before the first night. The illustrations on the colorful DJ depict the Folies and entertainers in classic 1900's poster style.; B&W Illustrations; 8 1/2" x 7"; 147 pages
Keyword(s) Paul Derval,Maurice Chevalier,Non-fiction,Drama,Music,Folies Bergere,France,Entertainment,Dance
Category(ies) Art Photography Poetry Music Drama,History Travel Exploration Places
Price $67.50