Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Ensembles Mobiliers. 2me Série (Furniture Sets. 2nd Series)

Paris: Editeur Charles Moreau, 1925. First edition. Loose leaf. Elephant Folio (17 3/4 x 12 3/4"). 4pp., 32 plates. Original string-tied blue half-cloth over medium gray boards portfolio with black and blue lettering on cover. Cover and vignettes on title-page and list of plates by Maurice Dufrène in three colors. Title page with black and blue lettering.

Furniture sets exhibited at the 1925 Paris World Fair "Exposition internationale des Arts décoratifs et industriels modernes." Fascinating work on Art Deco interiors by the most prominent French designers such as Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann, Gabriel Englinger and Suzanne Guiguichon, Louis Sognot, Maurice Dufrène, Rene Lalique, Louis Majorelle, Madeleine Sougez, etc., all with photo credits in captions. It is profusely illustrated with thirty-two plates of collotype reproductions of stunning Art Deco interiors. Text in French. Light wear along edges of portfolio, small chips and light bumps at corners. Front cover with 4 x 3" water staining and small abrasion on front cover, lightly rubbed. Plates with light age-toning, not affecting images. Very good condition. Item #48277

Price: $650.00

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