Paris: Librairie Larousse, 1927-1932. First printing. Hardcover. The International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts was a World's fair held in Paris, France from April to October 1925. The Exhibition's goal was to bring attention and focus to the then new 'style moderne' of architecture, interior decoration, furniture, glass, jewelry and other decorative arts in Europe and throughout the world. This style would come to be known as "Art Deco".
Original set 13 volumes, this set lacking Vol. I, III, XIII. Contents:
volume 1. LACKING . Origines de l'Exposition et evolution de l'art moderne (1931)
volume 2. Architecture (1928)
volume 3 LACKING. De´coration fixe de l'architecture (1929)
volume 4. Mobilier (1927)
volume 5. Accessoires du mobilier (1927)
volume 6. Tissu et papier (1928)
volume 7. Livre (1929)
volume 8. Jouets. Appareils scientifiques. Instruments du musique. Moyens de transport. (1928)
volume 9. Parure (1927)
volume 10. The´a^tre. Photographie et cine´matographie (1929)
volume 11. Rue et jardin (1927)
volume 12. Enseignement (1931)
volume 13. LACKING Conclusion. Resultats de l'Exposition.
Written in French, 4to, 3/4 tan paper covers, with decorative paper, gilt title on spine and together the spines of all volumes spell out 'Decoratif & industrial modernes', with many b&w and color illustrations. V. 2 102pp; v. 4 100pp, v. 5 105pp, v. 6 102pp, v. 7 106pp, v. 8 104pp, v. 9 108pp, v. 10 106pp, v. 11 108pp, v. 12 114pp. Spines chipping, v. 12 hinge starting. Internally very clean. OCLC: 1572062. Good + overall. Item #27480