Devantures Et Installations de Magasins: Complete Set of 48 Prints
Paris, France, Editions D'Art Charles Moreau. 1927. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ill.: Various Photographers. Publication year based on Google Books information for this collection. This is a folio with hardcover boards holding 48 B&W loose plates which are photographs apparently printed using an aquatint photogravure method. The overall size of the plates is 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches [32.4 x 25 cm] The folio has paper covered boards, a cloth spine, held together with the original satin ribbon ties which are showing some age discoloration. Front board mostly clean [mild foxing stains]. Back board with more discolorations and moisture marks at top and bottom edges. All edges with a little shelf wear. Previous owner's book plate at endpaper. The condition of the plates ranges from near fine to very good-. All are intact, no tears, no creases, a few with small, mild corner bends. A few have minor foxing, some [about 15] with more obvious foxing but is mostly limited to the borders. The plates are printed photographs of Art Deco shop fronts and interiors in Paris, France. They include clothing stores, official buildings, car dealers, shoe stores, pharmacies and many others. Text is in French. The folio includes a four-page brochure in near fine condition with an introduction by R. H. and a numbered list of the plates with the name, location, and the architect of the businesses. Please request a higher resolution version of the contents page if the size allowed is not clear enough. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. Very Good-.
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Book number: 008979
USD 585.00 [Appr.: EURO 540.75 | £UK 477.75 | JP¥ 63799]
Keywords: Antiques & Collectibles, Art, Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions, European, France, Prints The Arts Photography Various Photographers