Le Luminaire: Art Deco Lampen 1925-1937 / Lighting Design 1925-1937, Editions Charles Moreau, 1998, HC, VG.

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Janneau, Guillaume, et al. Paris, Editions Charles Moreau, 1998.
English, French, & German, Very Good, HC, 4to, 13" x 9 3/4", 483 pp.
ISBN: 2909458059

Blue cloth over board, stamped gilt lettering to spine, some soiling to edges, light smudge on pp.43, slight cocking to spine, light bump to head and front bottom tip, otherwise, sharp tips, tightly bound, and unmarked throughout. Very Good gray pictorial dust jacket, featuring color image of a solar eclipse to front, white and black lettering to front, black lettering to back, spine, and interior flaps, 3/4" closed tear to head, 1/2" closed tear to front, slight wear to tail, head, and tips, light shelf wear to front, otherwise, clean and intact. Protected in a paper-backed Mylar-sleeve. [8] 483 pp., replete with black-and-white images of 500 lighting fixtures and designs, Preface by Raymond Guidot, 3 part section by Guillaume Janneau: First series (Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs Modernes 1925), Second series (1930), and Third series (1930/1931), section "Luminaire moderne (Exposition Internationale de 1937)" by Gabriel Henriot, Biographies on 144 artists, and Index. From back of dust jacket: "This book documents an important chapter in design history, reconstituting the evolution of lighting design in the thirties. Here reproduced in one volume are facsimiles of four related publications issued by Charles Moreau on the occasions of international design expositions held in Paris between 1925 and 1937."