Alan Isaac Rare Books

Art Nouveau and Art Deco Bookbinding – The French Masterpieces 1880-1940


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Author: DUNCAN, Alastair, & De BARTHA, Georges.

Published by: Thames & Hudson (london, 1989)

4to, half-title, double page dec. title. 200p. Illust. very largely in col. with many full page plates.  Pink end-leaves.  Publisher’s red cloth, gitl dec. and lettered.  Col. printed d/w, not clipped.

A major study of French art as applied to bookbinding in the period.  A work chiefly devoted to conveying image, although with assisting text. Very near fine.

Cat. ref. 133