Parfumerie Oriza No place, no date (circa 1875). 4to, purple cloth boards, gilt-lettered spine. About fine. Large bookplate of Wilhelm Herzog Braunschweig. Twelve color lithographs by E. Girard on thick paper mounted on stubs of provocatively dressed young women each with caption alluding to Ismail Pasha (1830-1895), Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt with the hereditary title Khedive. His greatest achievement was his role in opening the Suez Canal, but his building projects and profligate person spending led to British control and forced abdication in 1879. Sexy Anglo-Egyptian carnival costumes which are satiric adaptations of military costume with Scottish and Islamic motifs.. Boards. Fine. Illus. by E. Girard. 4to. (Inventory #: 004475)
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