J. N. PALETTEEloge de la coiffure à la Titus pour les dames. Contenant quelques observations sur les coiffures modernes dites à la grecque, romaines, etc.
Paris, chez Palette, coiffeur, 1810.
8vo, decorated paper boards by Atelier Devauchelle, havana morocco lettering piece on spine. 16pp.
Extraordinary advertising brochure by a fashionable hairstylist of the time established at number 5 of the rue des Petits-Champs in Paris.
It is one of the earliest monographs on a hairstyle, in this case the “Titus”, a hairstyle which became popular during the Directoire period for both women and men, and was later adopted by Napoleon himself.
One of a handful copies printed on pink paper unrecorded by Colas.