Paris, France: Charles Moreau, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio. Very good- condition. Item #005176
Three volume set. Original string-tie portfolios with cloth spines and decorative printed paper-covered boards; slight to moderate wear, mainly to corners, with two ties lacking. Each portfolio contains 8 pages of text (in French) and 32 half-tone plates (96 total) with many plates showing numerous images. Most pages affected by library stamps, with many stamps entering into the border of the plate, but rarely touching the images. The plates are clean and attractive, several retaining the original protective tissue guard. These publications are part of a series titled "Les Arts Decoratifs modernes Francais" promoting French design from the 1925 Paris Exhibition. Contains works by Jean & Jacques Adnet, G. Artemoff, Barbaris, Bernaux, Bigot, Binquet, Max Blondat, A. Bottiau, Bouchard, Bouraine, Bourdelle, Buchman et Kahn, Chassaing, R. Cogneville, De Bardyere, R. Delamarre, Demenay, Ecole Boulle, P. Fremont, Follot, Gallerey, Gauvenet, Albert-Lucien Guenot, Hairon, Henning, Leon Jallot, W. Kessels, La Douce France, Rene Lalique, Le Bourgeois, Celine Lepage, Leyritz, Malcles, Jan & Joel Martel, Max-Blondat, "Sad," Due et Mare, Vera et J. Martin, Poisson, Renard, Saupique, Seguin, Ecole de l'Union Centrale de Arts Decoratifs, and Voros. Introduction by Henri Rapin (1873-1939), artist, furniture designer, decorator and illustrator. Sculptors, Architecture. First edition.