Visions de Notre Heure: choses et gens qui passent, notations d'art, de litterature & de vie pittoresque.
by UZANNE, Octave (1851-1931).
Paris:: Henry Floury, 1899., 1899. [At head of title: La Cagoule]. Slim 8vo. viii, 279,  pp. Frontispiece drawn by Eric Forbes-Robertson, title printed in maroon and black, vignette, decorative initial letter. Original printed pictorial wrappers; rubbed. Bookplate of Ben. Henry de Watteville. Limited edition of 650 copies [full edition: 710 copies]. With the preface "Confession of La Cagoule" [pseud.] by Uzanne. These short essays were originally printed in the l'Echo de Paris, between 1897-98. His travel log contains described encounters with illustrious literary and artistic figures, including: Agenor Bardoux (1829-1897), Aubrey Beardsley (1872-1898), Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897), J.K. Huysmans (1848-1907), Henri de Lapommeraye (1839-1891), Stephane Mallarme (1842-1898), Louis Michel, William Nicholson (1872-1949), Felicien Rops (1833-1989), James Whistler (1834-1903), Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), and Emile Zola (1840-1902). He also ventures to offer a Parisian's view of restaurants, attending an American negro song (with banjo), opera, theatre, New York, "Automobilisme", European travel.
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