Softcover (no hardcover version issued). Auction results laid in. There is very minor wear to covers. This already-scarce catalogue includes the major portraits of Elsie de Wolfe (by Albert Sterner, Marcel Vertes, etc.), watercolors, and gouaches of her residences (After All, Villa Trianon, etc.) There are also lots featuring the furniture of Paul Berry, Dorothy Draper, Tony Duquette, Frances Elkins, Jean-Michel Frank, T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings (ironically a nemesis of de Wolfe’s), Billy Haines, Maison Jansen, Syrie Maugham, Sister Parish, etc. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Innovators of Twentieth Century Style ...
Publisher: Christies Los Angeles
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Christie's, 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Oversized softcover. Covers illustrated in leopard-print pattern with white lettering on black and white spine. No date on title page. Catalogue from Christie's auction held in Los Angeles on Wednesday, September 15, 1999. 149 pages. Binding is strong. Interior pages are glossy, clean, and bright, with full-color photographs throughout of a variety of high-quality art and furniture pieces. This is an oversized (and overweight) book. Extra shipping charges may be required for international or priority delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 8-3614
Book Description Christie's Los Angeles, 1999. Soft cover. Book Condition: As New. No Jacket. 1st Edition.. We're hereby presenting a staggering, pristine stack amounting to an~unheard~of (8) gorgeous & so chicly choice copies replete w/ the rare, now~iconic Elsie De Wolfe Leopard print emblazoned cover of The Christie's Los Angeles, Weds 15, Sept 1999 monumental auction catalog: 'Innovators of Twentieth Century Style' (@ a mere $250.~ per deluxe copy!) whose glam contents include (224) lots colourfully photographed throughout (127) ppg amongst which are featured the ultra~stylish works by the following decorateurs: Rose Cumming/ Dorothy Draper/ Tony Duquette/ Frances Elkins/ Jean~Michel Frank/ T.H. Robsjohn~Gibbings/ Grosfeld House/ William (Billy) Haines/ Paul Lazlo/ Maison Jansen/ Samuel Marx/ Syrie Maugham/ James Mont/ William Pahlmann/ Sister Parish/ Tommi Parzinger/ & Gilbert Rohde! This veritable archival 'treasure trove' was just discovered in our rare biblio vaults amongst other Cary Collection fab 'finds'~ now on offer to discerning connoisseurs the world over as our's is the largest global offering ever presented since its' release, now, already (12) yrs since its' publication!~ Bon appetit, indeed! Language: eng Language: eng. Bookseller Inventory # Tcc#246