Paris, William Franklin

Decorative elements in architecture. Random observations on the eternal fitness of things from a decorative point of view.

New York, John Lane 1917.

Reference: 01059
Price: £65 [convert currency]

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8vo. 152pp, 99 photo plates. Contemporary quarter morocco.

This encapsulates the design philosophy of a successful American interior decorator who rejected the “aberrations of Eastlake” and the “dislocations of Art Nouveau” and whose real preference was for a Louis XIV or Louis XV look. Irritating but in its own way rather interesting.

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