The Spell of Old Paris by Henry Shelley, 1927
Scarce copy of this fabulous book, "The Spell of Old Paris; Its Social, Historical, and Literary Associations, Including an Account of the Famous Cabarets, Hotels, Cafes, Salons, Clubs, Pleasure Gardens, Fairs and Fetes, and the Theatres of the French Capital in Bygone Times". by Henry C. Shelley. Published by L.C. Page & Company, Boston, May 1927. 354 pages.
Blue cloth hardcover with pictorial front with an adaptation stamped in gilt of the "Restaurant Tourelle" illustration from the plate facing page 122, with a columnar border stamped in white and gilt, with men and women in 18th century dress. illustrated with 47 black and white plates and one color frontispiece. Simply beautiful inside.
Beautiful clean copy. Some light pulling from binding, but in impeccable condition.