11 October 2005
PICARD, Alfred. Rapport général administratif et technique. Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 à Paris. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, 1902-03.
9 volumes, large 8o (comprising vols. 1-7, Piéces Annexes and a boxed set of maps, as issued Plans Généraux), numerous photographic reproductions. Original pictorial wrappers, uncut and mostly unopened (light chipping and splitting to some spines and edges). Provenance: Monsieur Feiller, Membre de l'Institut (inscription signed by Picard on verso of half-title).
FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. An outstanding survey covering the background of the 1900 Exposition and the evolution of design, architecture, furniture, decorative art, fashion and many other subjects. (9)
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