Paris: Aux Manufactures Reunies, 1925-1928-1931. First edition. Hardcover. Large oblong quarto (9 1/4 x 17 3/4"). Original bolt bound 3/4 black cloth over textured brown leather, with gold lettering to front covers. String ties.
Offered here for sale are three monumental trade catalogues from the Parisian based textile manufacturing company "Aux Manufactures Réunies" containing wallpaper samples from their 1925, 1928 and 1931 collections.
The three catalogues contain approximately 1,500 beautiful hand-screened wallpaper samples, some overprinted in gold, with various designs and vibrant color combinations ranging from traditional to lyrical, to boldly modern and Art Deco.
Some samples with overlays and borders.
In addition to the various styles, some samples are made of different texture and material reflective of both use and period.
Tipped in to the first leaf of the 1931 catalogue are 36 splendid color cards, each with its reference number.
Bindings rubbed along edges. Cloth mostly missing to spine of the 1928 catalogue. Lower margin of front cover of the 1931 catalogue partly chipped, thus slightly affecting the first leaves of samples. Some creasing and chipping to the first two leaves of the 1925 catalogue, with the first wallpaper sample detached but present. Text and captions in French. Bindings in overall fair (1928, 1931) to good (1925), interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #19834