[Paris]: NP, 1897. First edition. Hardcover. Large quarto (11 1/4 x 8"). , 30, pp. Striking Art- Nouveau floral design binding in red, mauve, green, yellow, and brown-stamped full calf. Raised bands. All paper edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Dentelles. Original illustrated blue wrappers bound in. Frontispiece on tissue paper. Title page printed in red and black with publisher's device.
This monograph was written to serve as an introduction to Charles Meunier's work on artistic bookbindings.
Binding rubbed along spine and edges, with front cover detached but present. Text in French. Binding in overall fair, interior in very good condition. f to vg. Item #46809