Art Nouveau And Art Deco Bookbinding: French Masterpieces 1880-1940
First edition. The first major study of this fascinating period in French bookbinding. After giving a general overview, this study examines the work of over forty of the finest binders of the period. A brief description of each binder is given along with full color illustrations of their work. Detailed biographies and bibliographies are located at the end of the book. A nicely produced book which will provide inspiration to anyone who executes or appreciates fine hand bookbinding. Jacket has tear at head of spine and one corner bumped. 200 pages. cloth, dust jacket.. 4to..