Revue Des Arts Decoratifs; Dix-Neuvieme Annee 1899. Victor Champier, Director.

Revue Des Arts Decoratifs; Dix-Neuvieme Annee 1899

Paris: Librairie J. Rouam & Cie, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. 410 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 Gustave Moreau (full-page color lithograph), bindings by P.-J. Ruban, pochoir plate of rug design, chapter on jewelry design, work by Tiffany, rug designs after William Morris. Original illustrated wrappers bound-in. 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 #20406

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