Lot 55 of 361:
12 vols. of 20th century decorative & industrial arts, 1927  

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Title:
Encyclopédie des arts décoratifs et industriels modernes au XXème siècle en douze volumes

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Place:
Paris

Publisher:
Office central d'éditions et de librairie

Date:
[1927]

Description:

12 vols. Over 1000 illustrations. 27.6x22.2 cm (11x8¾"), three quarter faux vellum with marbled boards, spines stamped in gilt, red, and grey.

Profusely illustrated twelve volume set documenting the "Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes", with each volume dedicated to a different subject. The 1925 Parisian exhibition of recent art, architecture, and decorative and industrial arts was credited as the birthplace of the Art Deco movement.

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Condition:
Some wear and soiling to covers, rubbing to extremities, some corners bumped; mild page toning and some offsetting; overall very good.


 
Item number:
317609
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