Wonderful 1783 "Almanac of the Muses" Papier Dominote book in indigo Blue flowers. 'Domino' printed paper is decorated paper, the patterns having been printed using a woodblock with color applied using a paintbrush or stencil. In France, these sheets of paper decorated with geometric or floral patterns peaked in popularity during the second half of the XVIII th century. The patterns remain popular today and are considered extremely collectible items. This antique book is 237 years old. It measures approximately 3.5” x 6” with about 320 pages. It is in wonderful condition given it's age and these are getting harder and harder to find. This is an original from France. This is not a reproduction.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN ANTIQUE AND NOT A REPRODUCTION SO THERE IS WEAR AND TEAR COMMENSURATE WITH AGE.