Small folio. pp (text), 65 loose plates (as issued). Original half cloth over paper covered boards portfolio. String ties. This important work of the Art Deco period, published shortly after the Paris Exposition of 1929, contains 65 plates (13 in color, including 12 in pochoir, or highlighted in pochoir) showing the work of some of the most renown artists, photographers, and designers of the time, such as: Germaine Krull, Éli Lotar, Roland Ansieau, Jean Carlu, Ch. Kiffer, Fernand Léger, Mayo, Pierre Pinsard, Pierre de Maria, Pedro Pruna, John Towe, Albert Gleizes, Jean Dunand, Mily Possoz, Alexandra Exter, Rodier, Louis Sognot, Paul Follot, Garcelon, Charchoune, Tchimoukow, Eileen Gray, Eric Bagge, Denise Louvet, Greber, Jean Burkhalter, Robert Bonfils, Pierre Mauboussin, Georges Annenkov, François Rainier, Madame A. Wahl, Willy Widman, François Quelvée, Gilbert Lesur, Marcel Vertès, Foujita, Boris J. Lacroix, Claude Coquerel, Pierre Mourgue, Edouard Bénito, George Papazov, Charles Siclis, Jules Pascin and Cassandre. The 52 b/w plates are reproduced in photogravure. Age wear on portfolio, with spine missing. Covers are loose but present, with sunning along edges. Moderate and sporadic foxing throughout. Text and captions in French. Portfolio in overall poor, interior in good to good+, plates in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Paris 1929 [WITH POCHOIR PLATES]
Publisher: Librairie des Arts Décoratifs - A. Calavas, Editeur
Publication Date: 1930
Book Condition: fair to g+
Edition: First edition.
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