Fine in J Near Fine jacket. Large 8vo Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 319 pp, acknowledgments, foreword by Miss Bluebell, 1. The Palaace of Pleasure; 2. Revue Extraordinaire; 3. The Nudes; 4. The Chevalier/Mistinguett Merger; 5. the End of an Era; 6. From Fantasy to Fact; 7. Everybody on Stage; 8. The Queen of the Night; bibliography, index with b&w illustrations throughout. First Edition, 1982. "This book is a panoramic saga of a fascinating institution, abounding in anecdotes about the stars and the theatrre and describing the whole process of presenting a revue, with all the human, technical and financial problems involved. It is both theatrical and social history, a story of changing--and unchanging--fashions and approaches to femal beauty, eroticism and glamour." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Only the slightest wear to dj, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
A panoramic history of the late great & very famous Paris music hall. 91 photos + biblio. Scrape to the bottom of the front pastedown & small blister to the top edge of the dj. & very minute wear to the dj. Vg/vg.
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