Original, Informal, Grand Manner, Austere
New York: Hachette, 1963. English edition of this massive coffee-table book. Traditional styles, modern approaches, as seen from the vantage point of 1963. Illustrated throughout with photographs, and many tipped-in color plates. Decorators include Henri Samuel, Madeleine Castaing, Kramer & Kramer, Alain Demachy, Mercier Freres, Russell Wright, Emilio Terry, Serge Royaux, etc. Architects include Alvar Aalto, Mark Hampton, Phillip Johnson, George Nelson, Richard Neutra. Properties include Chateaux Lafite-Rothschild, Chateau de Groussay, Agnelli, Charles de Bestegui, Chateau de la Verriere, Chateau de Rochette. VG/VG- Dust jacket has just a little wear- with light chipping on back panel (under dj, book is bound in attractive thick-weave off-white cloth). Now protected in a plactic sleeve it looks very bright.