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Jacques Barsac. Paris. Norma Éditions. 2005. Hardback, dust jacket. 512 pages. 820 illustrations in colour and b&w. 315 x 240mm (12˝ x 9˝"). 3.15kg. French. Fine; as new.This is the most comprehensive monograph on the French architect and designer Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999). Perriand was a leading exponent of Modernist design and throughout her life she created works which exemplified her political belief that better, functional design could create a better, functional society. Drawing on her own personal archives (opened for the first time) this book details and illustrates her output (solo and collaborative) from 1903 to 1959.