with drawings by George Barbier
New York-Paris: Richard Hudnut, 1928. Attractive hardcover devoted to perfume, with promotional booklet bound with satin ribbon tucked in at back, promoting the perfumes offered by Richard Hudnut at 20 rue de la Paix, including Le Début Noir, Le Début Blanc, Le Début Vert and Le Début Bleu. Attractive color plates by George Barbier, and text very fresh inside. Book has survived well, but with light foxing and spotting to cover (see photograph). Spine has browned, with some uneven discoloration. Plain cardboard slipcase is worn and splitting, with some loss at spine.