Revue Des Arts Decoratifs; Dix-Septieme Annee 1897 [Vol. 17]. Victor Champier, Director.

Revue Des Arts Decoratifs; Dix-Septieme Annee 1897 [Vol. 17]

Paris: Librairie J. Rouam & Cie, 1897. First edition. Hardcover. 420 pages. 33 x 23 cm. Profusely illustrated: tinted and full color lithographic plates, plus black and white text illustrations. In 1879 Champier founded this publication, the official voice of the Union Centrale, modeled after the London's Kensington Museum, now known as the Victoria and Albert Museum to promote the decorative arts as well as critique contemporary art. This volume presents work by J. Godart, V. Lelong, a full-page aquarelle by Eugene Grasset (plus a chapter devoted to the latter with black and white images by him), designs by Th. Guerin, V. Bourgeois, et al. Text in French, interior contents fresh and clean, raised bands, spine panels decorated in gilt, marbled endpapers, slight extremity rubbing, small owner stamp free endpaper verso. Contemporary three quarter navy morocco and marbled boards. Teg. Near fine. Item #20404

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