Title: Charlotte Perriand : Livre De Bord 1928-1933
Publisher: Birkhäuser - Publishers for Architecture, Basel - Boston - Berlin
Publication Date: 2004
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition
288 pp. Illustrated in colour and b/w. Notes. Biographies. Selected bibliography. Facsimilie reproductions of two previously unknown sketch books of notes, designs, photographs and brochures dated 1928 and 1933 from designer Charlotte Perriand (1903-1999). Introduction, transcriptions and editing by Arthur Rüegg. Internally clean and unmarked with sound binding. Black paper covered boards with blind stamped titles on the backstrip. Sharp cornered with slight shelf soiling to the tail edges of the boards. Colour illustrated dustjacket is shelf worn and lightly soiled with circular glue stain from removed price sticker on the front panel, light rubbing, corner wear and handling. Now protected by plastic book wrap. Due to weight (1.85 kg/2.2 lbs + packaging) extra shipping charges are required for international orders. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006821
Synopsis: A fascinating presentation of Charlotte Perriand s celebrated furniture designs. A facsimile reproduction of Perriand s 140 page ""Livre de Bord,"" her sketchbook during the years 19271933, is the centrepiece of this publication. Arthur Rüegg s introductory essay brings to life in text and image those pioneering years.
About the Author: Arthur Ruegg is a professor of architecture and construction at ETH Zurich and, together with Ueli Marbach, heads the architectural office arcoop in Zurich. He is also the author of numerous contributions and publications on modern architecture and product design.
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