Lot 587: 200 x La Vie Parisienne magazine, 1905 - late 1920s

Sydney Rare Book Auctions

August 13, 2016
Ultimo, Australia

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Description: Approximately 200 issues of the classic La Vie Parisienne magazine, popular in the early 20th century. Wonderful illustrations and covers.Only the French could produce something as beautiful in a time when the English speaking world was struggling with censorship and sexuality. Here the French have produced the most sensual and creative production and its very beauty is the best argument against wowserism and censorship. Each issue has full page colour illustrations celebrating art, life, sexuality and beauty
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