Hudson Hills Press. Manchester & New York. 2008. First English language edition. First published in French in 2007. Hardback, quarto; orange cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 480 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome. English. 290 x 250mm. 2.5kg. 9781555952860. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear, light pushing to forecorners.
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.