Marc Vellay & Kenneth Frampton.
New York. Rizzoli. 1990. Reprint of the first English language edition from 1985. 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. 0847806146. English. Very good; light shelf wear, a couple of small chips at head of spine; previous owner's name discreetly embossed on front free endpaper, lean to 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.