First edition of this rare books on non-electric lighting, sought after for the rich iconography and especially for the text by the decorative arts specialist Henry d’Allemagne (1863-1950), known for his innovative studies on many subjects rarely studied at the time (locksmithing, lighting, playing cards, etc.)
The beautiful iconography includes 24 tipped-in plates, 2 of which are in colour and many illustrations in the text.
Copy bound in its pink canvas publisher’s soft binding.
Copy in very well-preserved condition, spine slightly sunned, canvas rubbed on the joints. Impeccable inside.
Author: Henry d'Allemagne
Title: Exposition rétrospective de la classe 75. Musée du luminaire. Eclairage non électrique à l'Exposition Universelle Internationale de 1900 à Paris.
Location, publisher, date: Paris, 1900 (Saint-Cloud, imprimerie de Belin)
Format: quarto (25 x 32 cm)
Binding: Publisher’s pink canvas soft binding.
Illustrations: 24 phototype plates including 2 double page and 2 in colour (many subjects on each plate) and very many illustrations in the text!
Condition: Copy in very well-preserved condition, spine slightly sunned, canvas rubbed on the joints. Impeccable inside.
- Number of Books
- Applied art, Architecture, History
- Author/ Illustrator
- Henry d'Allemagne
- Book Title
- Exposition rétrospective de la classe 75. Musée du luminaire. Eclairage non électrique à l'Expo
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 25×32 cm