first edition Hardcover
1910 · Lyon
by [toilets, urinals, washstands]
Lyon: Danto-Rogeat & Cie, 1910. Hardcover. 124p., artists' renderings of bathroom fixtures, mostly realistic b&w wash drawings showing a single appliance accompanied by engineering diagrams; in the terminal section (plumbing and towelracks) find multiple images sometimes with commentary. Presswork is on coated alkaline paperstock, hardbound in stiff titled covers fastened with cord. A cloth backstrip is frayed with short splits, cover is soiled with handling as is the title leaf (foredge is filthy) and next several leaves. Some items shown have been overstruck in red, "supprime' " --discontinued. Generally good, with the above reservations; sound and unmarked, if not clean.
(Inventory #: 243748)