Emily Evans Eerdmans. Preface by Frederic Castaing. Foreword by Jacques Grange.
Rizzoli. New York. 2010. First edition. Blue cloth-bound hardback, dust jacket. 272 pages. Over 250 illustrations in colour and b&w. English. 290 x 250mm. 1.9kg. 9780847832811. Very good, in good dust jacket; light shelf wear to jacket, 3cm tear to top edge of front jacket; bump to lower edge of front board.
The key monograph on the life and work of the French antiquaire and decorator Madeleine Castaing. The book covers every aspect of Castaing's career, including her shop on the rue Jacob, her country house Leves, and her own distinctive aesthetic. Included is a illustrated list of her fabric and carpet designs, including 'Leopard Maedleine Castaing'.