[Cover title:] ALBUM PETIOT, Collection D.

(Printing, Trade Catalogue.)

[Cover title:] ALBUM PETIOT, Collection D.

Description: 45 tipped-in examples printed in various colours, tissue guards, a couple of very faint spots, pp. [6], folio, quarter cloth and boards with title stamped in gilt to upper board, paper residue from previous label at foot of same, corners a little worn and bumped, good

Publication Details: [Paris:] [Petiot,] n.d. [circa 1920]

Notes: Petiot was a printer who specialised in menus – these form the majority of the samples here, but there are cards of other types. The designs are varied, but generally in an Art Deco style evocative of the work of George Barbier: one sheet shows six patriotic designs that refer to the recent War – the Légion d'Honneur, the Tricolore, a wreathed helmet and, most strikingly, of fighters in action at the Front ('En avant!'); elsewhere, the work on show includes sporting scenes (Tennis and 'Football' – by which is meant rugby) and various decorative motifs associated with dining or entertain...more

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Price: £350

Subject: Art & Architecture

Published Date: 1920]

Stock Number: 67958

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