FROM THEATRE TO CINEMA, CONCERTS TO CABARETS, BALLETS TO CIRCUSES: RICHLY ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF POPULAR ENTERTAINMENTS
AMIEL, Denys (editor). Les Spectacles a travers les Ages. Paris: Editions du Cygne, (1931-32). Three volumes. Quarto, contemporary three-quarter marbled calf gilt, raised bands, green morocco spine labels, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt.
First trade edition of this richly illustrated history of staged spectacles, including concerts, dance, theatre, circuses, cabarets and an entire volume devoted to cinema. Handsomely bound.
Illustrated with many full-page photogravures after photographs as well as early engravings and paintings, and numerous in-text line engravings. Issued simultaneously with a limited edition of only 100 copies. Text in French.
Fine condition. A handsomely bound and richly illustrated set.