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New York: Abrams, 1988. Illustrated with 165 photographs by Felipe Ferre, including 89 in full color. 224 pages. Tall 4to, red-lettered green cloth, d.w. (a bit faded and mis-aligned by printer so that spine lettering is off-center). New York: Harry Abrams, (1988). First edition in English. A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Abrams. Illustrated with 12 mounted color plates and 595 nicely printed monochrome images. 450pp. Thick 4to, decorative floral cloth, lettered mylar wrapper. New York: Abrams, . First American edition. A fine copy in a fine wrapper. Extensive survey covering all aspects of the style, including architecture, interior design, jewelry, graphics, painting, glass, ceramics, furniture, etc.
Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1979. With a critical study on Art Deco sculptures by Umberto Di Cristina. 64 mounted color plates. 187pp. printed on blue handmade Fabriano paper. Folio, black silk cloth, pictorial cover label with front cover and spine stamped in gilt. Parma: Franco Maria Ricci, 1979. Fine in a very good(+) publisher's box. First edition. One of 3000 numbered copies, on Fabriano paper, signed by Ricci.
New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1959. 193 illustrations. 192 pages. Slim square tall 8vo, beige cloth, rubbed and torn at head. New York: MOMA, 1959. A very good(-) copy. Exhibition catalogue with bibliography and articles on Graphic Design, Decorative Arts, Architecture, Painting & Sculpture, Prints & Drawings.
London: George Allen, 1895. Bold illustrations by Walter Crane. Originally issued in 19 parts, Seven title pages, eighty-eight full page woodcut illustrations, one double page, 132 head and tailpieces and numerous woodcut initials. Now exquisitely rebound in 3/4 crimson crushed morocco, 6 volumes, small 4to, marbled endpapers. London: George Allen, 1895-97. A fine set. Limited first book-form edition of Walter Crane's "most ambitious project of book illustration" (Lacy, 103), one of 1000 large-paper copies.
Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts. Folio with title-page, 49 of 50 color loose collotype plates after photographs. In original cloth-backed illustrated boards, with stains, chips and wear, three green cloth ties, present but worn. Some light scuffs to plates, corner of plate 8 is chipped lower left. Plate 36 missing. Beautiful arrangements of flowers, leaves, vines, and grasses, printed in unusual colors. Chrysanthemums, begonias, poppies, ferns and many more flowers are depicted. The floral designs include ornamental friezes, carpets, among.....