Ville de Nice Comite des Fetes et des Sports, Saison 1926-1927
Nice: L'Eclaireur de Nice, 1926.
Softcover. Very good. 8 x 5.25 inches,  pp, in illustrated stapled wrappers. Light dust soiling and general wear from handling; very good. Scarce program for the 1927 Nice Carnival and related festivities, with text in French and English. Six pages list parades, fetes, balls, races, and other events taking place over several weeks in February and March. There are also lists of committee members involved in planning the events and many advertisement for hotels, car services, and high-end shops in Nice. In addition to illustrations on the front and back covers, there are two color plates by Brun, an artist known for his travel posters of the French Riviera. The Nice Carnival is one of the world's most prominent carnival events, along with those held in Venice, Rio, and New Orleans. It it believed to have been held as early as the thirteenth century, and it now attracts several hundred thousand visitors each year.