Pierre-Emmanuel Martin-Vivier. Preface by Bruno Foucart. Foreword by Alice Frank.
New York. Rizzoli. 2008. First English language edition. First published in French in 2006. Paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 400 pages. Extensively illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. 315 x 240mm (12½ x 9½"). 2.6kg. 9780847830299. English. Fine; an excellent copy.
Jean-Michel Frank was one of the pre-eminent designers of the 1930s and 40s. His designs graced some of the finest Parisian homes and his classically modern mix of understated luxury combined with exotic materials has meant his work is still widely collected. This monograph, now very scarce in English, examines both his life and work as a furniture and interior designer, and remains the key work on Frank.