Arts Decoratifs A Bord Des Paquebots Francais- 1880-1960-deluxe Hard Cover- 1992


Arts Decoratifs A Bord Des Paquebots Francais- 1880-1960-deluxe Hard Cover- 1992

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Arts Decoratifs A Bord Des Paquebots Francais- 1880-1960-deluxe Hard Cover- 1992:
$610


DELUXE OVERSIZE 320 PAGE HARD COVER BOOK PUBLISHED IN FRANCE IN 1992 ENTITLED "ARTS DECORATIFS A BORD DES PAQUEBOTS FRANCAIS- 1880-1960" BY LOUIS-RENE VIAN-
THERE IS NO WAY TO ADEQUATELY DESCRIBE THIS BOOK GIVEN SPACE AND PHOTO LIMITATIONS. THE CONTENTS, ON HIGH QUALITY GLOSSY PAPER FEATURE THE DECORATIONS, FURNISHINGS,DINNERWARE, PLANS AND SO MUCH MORE ON ALL THE FRENCH LINERS FROM THE VERY BEGINNING UP TO AND INCLUDING SS FRANCE- NOT ONLY FRENCH LINE BUT CIE DE NAVIGATION SUD ATLANTIQUE AND MESSAGERIES MARITIMES- SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE SUPER ART DECO FLOATING PALACES "L'ATLANTIQUE" AND "NORMANDIE"-THE AUTHOR, LOUIS-RENE VIAN SPENT YEARS ORGANIZING THIS LABOR OF LOVE. HE LIVED IN PARIS ON QUAY D'ORSAY, HAD A SPLENDID NORMANDIE COLLECTION AND IN THE EARLY EIGHTIES BEGAN HAVING sales TO RAISE THE INTEREST IN OCEAN LINERS TO THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE. UP TO THAT POINT, THERE WAS VERY LITTLE INTEREST IN FRANCE. MR VIAN WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BIG EXHIBIT AT SUNTORY MUSEUM IN JAPAN. THE BOOK IS HEAVY, INCLUDES THE DUST JACKET AND IN EXCELLENT CONDITION-THERE IS NO BETTER WHEN IT COMES TO DECORATION AND INTERIORS IN FRENCH SHIPS-TEXT IN FRENCH-MEASURES 27 X 31 CMS-SEE MY PHOTOS
NOTE: THE BOOK HAS BEEN INSCRIBED BY MR. VIAN TO AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR

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