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An 1821 French Miniature Paper Doll Book "Les Metamorphoses D'Auguste"

Lot Number: 
19
A miniature book,5" x 3.5",with rich silk-like cover,recounts the story of young Auguste in six chapters,each entailing the need of a different costume for Auguste. In an envelope incorporated into the book is a heavy cardboard card with an engraved figure of Auguste,along with six different one-piece costumes that correspond to the various stories; the original slipcase is also included. Published in Paris,1821,by Chez Nepveu,Passage des Panorama No.26. Doll is uncut,and costumes are complete and excellent. Book covers,spine and slipcase are worn. France,1821.
Realized Price: 
$2,300
Presale Estimate: 
1800/2800