Devantures de Boutiques 48 Planches Publiées sous la Direction et Avec une Introduction de L.-P. Sézille. Collection Documentaire d'Art Moderne
first editionFolio. Ribbon tie. Paper pastedown on boards. Cloth reback.
by Sézille, L-P. Illustrators: M. Mercier, Maurice Meslin and André Popot. Pochoir by Jean Saudé
Paris: Éditions Albert Lévy, 1927. First edition. Folio. Ribbon tie. Paper pastedown on boards. Cloth reback.. Very Good Plus. Beautiful folio of Parisian shop windows epitomizing the pinnacle of Art Deco design. Folio, 33 by 26 cm.  pp., including introduction and table of contents, followed by 48 plates of Parisian shop windows from the 1920s, each on a heavy card stock. 24 of the 48 plates are pochoir color plates executed by the great master of the pochoir print, Jean Saudé. The shops depicted are of a wide variety: perfumeries, furriers, jewelers, furniture stores, ceramic or china stores, hatters, hair salons, etc. With each the designer(s) is credited. The folio was intended to make the case for modern design, and one can not deny it succeeded magnificently. Condition: occasional light foxing in the margins, never disconcerting. Rebacked appealingly. Light wear to paper pastedown of folio boards.
(Inventory #: 005009)
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