Marc Vellay & Kenneth Frampton.
London. Thames and Hudson. 1985. First English language edition. First published in French in 1984. Hardback, dust jacket. 347 pages. With 377 illustrations, including 28 in colour. 315 x 235mm (12½ x 9¼"). 2.1kg. 0500234450. English. Near fine; a small 1cm closed tear at head of spine.
The first comprehensive publication on the life and work of the French architect and designer Pierre Chareau; it remains a definitive monograph. Essays on Chareau's architecture and furniture designs, with a special focus on the 'Maison de Verre', are accompanied by many photographs and archival images. The book ends with a catalogue of Chareau's furniture and product designs, a bibliography, and a list of exhibitions.