RARE Vintage 60's French Book - Le Conseille de la Femme, You Thirty- Le Sphinx Edition
RARE 1963 Le Conseiller de La Femme, You Thirty, a Le Sphinx Edition, is a fascinating French Manual which translates in English to "The Counselor of a Woman", published in French. Looking through this colorful and pretty Retro Encyclopedia, I will sum it up to mean "How to be a Proper French Woman" - the volume instructs the young lady on her studies, grooming, proper exercise and nutrition, etiquette, dating, marriage, Interior Design, How to Cook and Garden, being a proper mother and wife, grooming her French Poodle and right into raising the proper French Child and much more. The graphics are charming and amusing, filled with color and black and white illustrations with several full color photographs.
Published in 1963 by Le Sphinx - 5, Rue De Danemark - Bruxelles. 1039 Pages. Outside of pages indexed. Weighs 5 lbs (in the US, choose Media Mail for less expensive mailing option. Measures 9 5/8" L x 7" W x 2 1/4" Thick. Cloth Board Cover.
Good condition, no flocking, tears, dogeared pages or alien writing. Pages are flexible with slight age yellowing. Shelf wear on the edges of the cloth board cover, no bumped corners with some cloth wear. Slightly docked, however not torn from the cover pages.