Paris. Fred Contet. 1924. Lavishly illustrated with 40 full page drawings of designs and 94 full page monochrome photographs of exteriors and interiors. Folio. 11.0" x 14.5". Fabulously bound in 3/4 gilt ruled crushed morocco and cloth covered boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Gilt tooled head and tailpieces. Gilt titles. Marbled endsheets.
A spectacular compendium of illustrations and photographs depicting both grand and quaint residences of the French countryside. A superb architectural and design reference of the period.
A bit of darkening to front cover. Staining to lower portion of preliminary blank pages. A Fine, handsomely custom bound copy.