Paris: Dan Niestlé, 1925-1926.
By the influential French architect, Charles Letrosne (1868 -1939), chief architect of Civil Buildings and National Palaces, first chief architect of the Paris World Exhibition of 1937, and officer of the Légion d'Honneur. A contemporary of Le Corbusier, Letrosne is also known for the remarkable concrete architecture of the zoo at Vincennes.
Letrosne's Murs et Toits pour les Pays de Chez-Nous ‘served as a catalyst for the restoration of damaged communes all over France: including even those villages that had been left uninhabited by peacetime rural exodus!’
Golan, Romy. Modernity and Nostalgia: Art and Politics in France Between the Wars, p.27.
Two volumes, oblong folio, colour plates tipped in and many line drawings printed in pochoir; in original folder with ties, some restoration.
Price (AUD): $1,000.00 other currencies