FRENCH MENUS AND PROGRAMS, WITH HUNDREDS OF EXAMPLES OF COMMERCIAL ARTWORK AND DESIGNS, AND WITH ORIGINAL PICTORIAL WRAPPERS DESIGNED BY ALPHONSE MUCHA BOUND IN
MAILLARD, Leon. Menus et Programmes Illustres. Paris, 1898.
First edition of this sumptuous collection art used in French menus and programs—including a number of lovely Art Nouveau examples—number 490 of 1000 copies on papier velin, with 460 fine reproductions, many in color, finely bound by P. Affolter with the original Alphonse Mucha-designed pictorial paper wrappers bound in. This copy with a lengthy handwritten inscription in French from author Leon Maillard on an additional limitation page, addressed to "Mon Cher Strauss." $4800.