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LE GALLIENNE, Richard. The Romance of Perfume. With Drawings by George Barbier. New York , Paris : Richard Hudnut, 1928. First Edition. Pp (4) 5-46 (6) 8vo (168 x 253 mm), illustrated beige paper-covered boards, with 12-page Richard Hudnut ribbon-bound pamphlet, "At 20, rue de la Paix" in rear pouch.
Includes 8 coloured illustrations.
Richard Thomas Gallienne (b. January 20, 1866, London - d. September 15, 1947, Menton, France).
Richard Alexander Hudnut (b. June 2, 1855 – d. October 30, 1928, Juan-les-Pins, France) was an American businessman recognized as the first American to achieve international success in cosmetics manufacturing. The company once maintained separate US and European headquarters on Fifth Avenue in New York City and on the Rue de la Paix in Paris, respectively.
Georges Augustin Barbier (b. October 16, 1882, Nantes, France - d. 1932, Paris) painter, fashion designer and illustrator.
Light foxing on overleafs, covers soiled and scratched, hinges cracked, spine gone. "Naval Library Service H.M.C.S. Cornwallis" stamped on first page, other library marks. 65.00