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Verneuil "Etude de la Plante" (Art Nouveau Illustrations)

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Maurice Pillard Verneuil
Etude de la Plante, son applications aux industries d'art,
Pub. Librarie Centrale de Beaux-Arts (Paris)
First edition,circa 1903
Folio, 14" x 11"

A 325-page treatise on the use of plants in Art Nouveau design, beautifully decorated throughout with full-color pochoir illustrations by artistMaurice Pillard Verneuil. Covered in the original green cloth.


The cover and spine are detached and have additional tears and bends (as photographed). The text block is in generally good condition, noting only a folded bottom corner on the two front pages and some scatter foxing throughout (visible on the fore and bottom edges)