Encyclopedia of modern decorative and industrial... - Lot 27 - Crait + Müller

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Encyclopedia of modern decorative and industrial... - Lot 27 - Crait + Müller
Encyclopedia of modern decorative and industrial arts in the 20th century in twelve volumes. Paris, Office central d'éditions et de librairie, [1925]. 12 volumes gr. in-8, half-bound in parchment paper with corners, boards in marbled paper with metallic sheen, spine reconstituting the title spread over the twelve volumes, endpapers with geometrical decoration - numerous defects, one spine unstuck, spines uniformly sunned, small gaps in parchment paper - 1152 plates out of text in heliogravure, most of them in black, some of them in colour, printed on Arches vellum by the Imprimerie nationale. Magnificent publication testifying to the artistic and industrial production, mainly French, presented at the Exposition des Arts Décoratifs in Paris in 1925. Most of the great names in architecture (Mallet-Stevens, Sauvage), furniture (Ruhlmann, Majorelle), fashion (Lanvin, Poiret, Worth), painting (Braque, Van Dongen, Vollard), cinema (Lherbier), jewellery (Mauboussin, Van Cleef), glass (Lalique, Daum), aviation (Farman, Blériot) etc. are represented.

Attached : 1/ - Roux-Spitz, Michel. - Exposition des Arts décoratifs Paris 1925. Buildings and Gardens. Paris, A. Lévy, [c. 1926]. In-folio in wallet - spine and laces missing, traces of tape on the boards, foxing on the text, sparing the plates - 55 pp. (fx-title, title, presentation, explanatory notes). Complete with the 100 sepia-toned plates.

2/ - Da Silva-Paranhos, J.-M. - Ferrez, Marc. - Album of Views of Brazil. Paris, A. Lahure, 1889. In-4, burgundy half-percaline, title-piece - Work out of order, foxing - Complete with 94 photographic plates, some folding. This work was produced for the Universal Exhibition in Paris.
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