The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.

The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.
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The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.The House of Leleu. Classic French Style for a Modern World 1920-1973.

Francoise Siriex.

Manchester & New York. Hudson Hills Press. 2008. First English language edition. First published in French in 2007. Orange cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 480 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome. 290 x 250mm (11 x 9"). 2.5kg. 9781555952860. English. Near fine, in very good dust jacket; slight shelf wear to jacket, ruffling to spine ends with a couple of short 1cm nicks to head of spine.

The definitive work on the French interior design and decoration firm Leleu. The book examines Leleu's production of furniture, carpets, textiles and wallpapers and also discusses the decoration projects they created in interiors around the globe. Included are several essays on the firm written by leading experts, including one which details Leleu's work on the great ocean liners of the period. Archival photographs and drawings are plentiful.


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