308 pages; 142 b&w text illustrations, including some "living models", 8 plates, including 5 color. Original owner's small ex-libris label in the margin of the front pastedown. Ex-library with blindstamp and 'withdrawn' on the title page; ghost of removed label on the spine; museum library, no other markings. Otherwise clean throughout. Frontispiece, the author draping a model. Original wrappers bound-in. French text.