Paris: Comite D'Organisation, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. 120pp. Rebound in three-quarter orange morocco over marbled boards, with gilt ruling and lettering on red label of spine; original wraps with green and black lettering bound in. Report of the Congress proceedings June 7th to June 10th, during the Paris World Fair 1937. Due to the extent of the complete material this reduced version was approved for publication.
Contains work schedule of the opening day at the Hotel de la Sociéte, Avenue D'Iéna, under the chairmanship of president Paul Leon, two days at the Maison des Centraux, Rue Jean-Goujon, among the speakers Didier Rozsaffy, conservator at the Budapest Museum, Robert Rey, Inspector General of Fine Arts, Georges Huisman, Director of Fine Arts, and a visit at the Palais dela Découverte with president Maximilien Luce among the speakers. Additional speakers included Quentin Bell, English art historian and author, the Dutch artist Bob Lokhorst, the art critic Waldemar-George, the French painter Henry Valensi, the artist Ernst Klausz, the author Michel Florisoone, among others. Various closing statements at rear. Text in French. Very light wear and rubbing of binding. Block age-toned. Very good condition. Item #47348