Edited by Georges and Rosamond Bernier.
A Bernier Book. Reynal & Co. New York. 1963. First edition. Hardback; cloth backed illustrated boards, without dust jacket. 159 pages. 54 colour plates and 183 b&w illustrations. English. 315 x 245mm. 1.2kg. . Near fine; slight shelf wear to boards, light rubbing to forecorners.
A classic design book from the 1960s. The Best in European Decoration is compiled from pictures and texts featured in L'Oeil, the art review. The homes explored include Roger Vivier's Parisian apartment, David Hick's Britwell Salome, Cecil Beaton's Pelham Place townhouse, Pierre Soulages' Mediterranean villa, Gianni Agnelli's poolhouse, Leonor Fini's attic apartment, and Yves Vidal's Tangier castle, Art, antiques and taste abound.