The French Poster: Cheriot to Cappiello :: Jane Abdy

The French Poster: Cheriot to Cappiello :: Jane Abdy soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Studio Vista, 1969, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Colour plates; Black & white plates; Frontispiece;

>From the cover: The streets of Paris in the closing years of the nineteenth century were compared to a museum in the open air. Magnificent, brilliant posters added colour and gaiety to the grey facades of the buildings, and the poster became for a brief moment a work of art. Today, the posters of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec are universally famous, yet he was only one of the many designers who were admired in the 1890s.

Jane Abdy, who is specially interested in the French art of the last…

Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper, nicked at the head of the spine with a short, closed, tear to the foot of the upper panel now archive-tape reinforced at the verso. Boards and spine faded. Contents complete, clean and tight.

Olive boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 176 pages. Index. 9¾” x 7½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I sweet-talk you into considering additional gorgeous books that are part of my Social History catalogue?


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