LABBÉ, Edmond. Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne (1937). Rapport Général. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1938-40.
11 volumes in 12, large 8o. Numerous photographic reproductions by Baranger, Guillot, Steiner, Verger and others. Original wrappers, uncut and mostly unopened (light chipping and splitting to some spines and edges, some gatherings becoming loose).
FIRST EDITION. A monumental work of the last Worlds Fair to be held in Paris. "The two most prestigious buildings were those of Germany and Russia which faced each other across the Champ de Mars, reflecting the twin blocks of the Palais de Chaillot and forming strong dramatic elements in front if the Eiffel Tower" (Allwood,The Great Exhibtions, p. 141). The Spanish Pavillion exhibited as a central work Picasso's "Guernica."
[With:] LABBÉ, Edmond. Exposition internationale des arts et techniques dans la vie moderne (1937). Rapport Général. Albume Annexe. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1938-40. Volume 2 (only). 2o. 100 photographic illustrations and plans. Contents loose as issued in original board portfolio (some chipping and splitting to joints and edges). LIMITED EDITION, number 33 of 300 copies -- HAUTECOER, Louis. Sculpture Décorative. Paris, 1937. 2o. 32 loose plates. Disbound. Included are works by Alfred Janniot, G. Pichon, Georges Artemoff, Jean Debarre, Jean & Bernard Dunand, G. Choain, Mlle. Noel, P. Niclausse, Andre Ducaroy, M. Devilliers, J. Charpentier, Nicholas Gares, Pierre Lardin and others. (14)