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Vintage French magazine 1950s - Modes & Travaux 1952 - vintage 50s sewing patterns catalog catalogue - knitting patterns

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Vintage French-language magazine - sewing / needlecrafts / knitting - dating from the early 1950s
MODES & TRAVAUX
April 1952 - No. 616

Softback magazine - 102 pages. Cover and a small selection of pages in colour - remainder in black and white. Dimensions approx. 7.5" x 11" (approx. 19cm x 28.5cm)

Features advertisements for dressmaking patterns (please note: no actual dressmaking patterns included) as well as basic scaled-down drawings/instructions for a lady's hat and a doll's dress. . Also includes full instructions for a several hand-knitted garments - women's sweaters (see photo), children's sweaters, a girl's dress and matching bolero, baby outfits and children's beach wear (see photo)

A wonderful resource for anyone with an interest in vintage fashions

Please note that this is a FRENCH-language publication

In good condition overall, with a few flaws. Some creasing including prominent diagonal folds to a couple of pages and to back cover. Around three pages have torn, uneven edges where they appear to have been cut open by a previous owner (it looks as though it left the printers with around 3 pages not correctly trimmed/not fully separated at the edges). There is quite a bit of foxing to the cover as well as a few small tears around the edges. Several internal pages have small foxing stains. The binding is tight. No annotations

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Vintage French magazine 1950s - Modes & Travaux 1952 - vintage 50s sewing patterns catalog catalogue - knitting patterns

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