L'Art International d'Aujourd'hui. Vol. 1 and 2. Grandes Constructions.

Paris: Éditions Charles Moreau, [c. 1929].

Price: $1,350.00

About the item

Vol. 1: 50 plates in black and white [viii]. Vol. 2: 50 plates in black and white [viii]. 2 vols. 4to. Sheets loose in half-cloth portfolio as issued. The preliminary pages, with an introduction by Mallet-Stevens and a list of plates is missing in Vol. 2 (at least a list of plates must have been issued), instead a set of the preliminaries of Vol. 1 are laid-in. Some fading and coloring to printed cover of Vol. 1, some coloring to cover of Vol. 2. Spine label somewhat perished, bumping to corners, but a very solid set.

Item #322474

Each contains 50 photogravure plates, shots of modernist architecture by Le Corbusier, Garnier, Ginsbourg, Gropius, Haesler, Jeanneret, Limburg, Lurcat, Maigrot, Moser, Olbrich, Oud, Perret, Sauvage, Taut, van Doesburg, et. al.

The series L'Art International d'Aujourd'hui was originally printed in 15 volumes, with the first two volumes issued together. It was later expanded to 20 volumes.