James Archer Abbott.
Acanthus Press. New York. 2007. First edition. Hardback, quarto; yellow cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 382 pages. Over 600 photos and illustrations in b&w and colour. English. 285 x 225mm. 2kg. 9780926494459. Fine, in near fine dust jacket; light fading to spine.
A comprehensive overview of the furniture production of the French decorating firm Maison Jansen. The book contains over 600 images, illustrating the individual pieces that were made to fill the homes of society's elite during the late-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The styles are varied, ranging from the antique to modernism. Essential reference for dealers and collectors, Jansen Furniture forms a companion volume to Jansen, published a year earlier.