GUIMARD, Hector Art in the modern home. The Castel Béranger. Paris Rouam et Cie 1898 In-folio oblong: 3 bifolios; 65 pl. (qs rouss.). In ff., wallet with green half-woven flaps (faded with some missing paper, blunt edges and corners, flaps detached but preserved, missing laces). Fresh interior. Luxurious album with details of the architecture of the Castel Béranger, the first Art Nouveau residential building in Paris, built under the influence of Horta between 1894 and 1898. Complete with title pages, introduction by G. d'Hostingue, table of plates and the 65 plates executed according to Eug's photographs. Voisin, by Fortier-Marotte, and facsimiles of watercolours, by J. Saudé (some enhanced with gold or silver): façade, corbelling, terrace, stained glass, fountains, balusters, ceramics, stairs, hangings, fireplaces, wallpaper... Guimard (1867-1942) was the architect of the Parisian metro. Guimard's autograph dedication to Paul de Cassagnac (journalist, 1842-1904) on the title.
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