Paris: Editions D'Art Charles Moreau, 1931. First edition. Loose leaf portfolio. Folio. (8) 50 plates. Original portfolio with three color design ofnstring-tied boards with white red and black lettering on cover, black on spine. A magnificent volume of French Art Deco architecture and sesign.
Contains a double page insert with cover design in b/w on cover, verso blank, and two pages table of content listing the descriptors for the fifty plates, and an additional four pages with an introduction by Charles Siclis and a detailed description of the characteristics of the Theater Pigalle. The photographs are presented in photogravure with captions containing the names of the establishment, the architect, designers, etc. including works of Charles Siclis (Théatre Pigalle), G.-H. Pingusson (Théatre des Menus-Plaisirs), A. and G. Perret (Salle de Musique), Auburtin, André Granet, Mathon (Immeuble Pleyel), R. Delahalle (Théatre de l'OEil de Paris), among others (Volume Three).
The collection "International Art Today" includes 20 priviously published albums, as printed to inside front cover. Text in French. Very light wear, covers rubbed. Photographs in fine condition. Very good to fine. Item #47581