1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.
1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.

1890 Scarce French First Edition - Desires, Dances & Disappointments illustrated by the Casella Sisters.

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Autor: Gertrude A. Konstam. Ella and Nelia CASELLA - The Casella Sisters, illustrators.
Title : Désirs, Danses et Désappointements. (Desires, Dances & Disappointments).
Publisher: Paris, Firmin Didot & Cie, no date 1890. First Edition.
Language: Text in French
Size: 9" X 8".
Pages: 31 pages.
Binding:  Attractive and very good original illustrated softcover binding (hinges fine, slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in any condition!
Content:  Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with intext drawings and twelve beautiful color full-page illustrations by the Casella Sisters.

Estimate : (USD 135 - USD 150)

The book: Scarce in such a nice condition - illustrated French edition of this book on the subtle art of 19th Century "salon" dances...

The illustrators: The CASELLA Sisters - Ella and Nelia Casella (1858-1946 and 1859-1950) were British artists, sculptors, and medalists, known for their collaborative work. Both sisters worked frequently in wax, creating portraits that are now held by the Victoria and Albert Museum. They worked together on a variety of illustrations and medal commissions.


The author: Gertrude Kingston (24 September 1862 – 7 November 1937) (born Gertrude Angela Kohnstamm) was an actress, an English actor-manager and an artist.


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