Title Étalages Parisiens (Parisian Show Windows) - Surrealism
Book Condition Good +
Edition First printing
Publisher Paris Arts et Métiers Graphiques 1949
Seller ID 1046
[Art] Manéra, A. Étalages Parisiens (Parisian Show Windows). Paris: Arts et Métiers Graphiques, 1949, first printing. Wraps, 9 11/16 by 12 3/16-inches, 104  pp. Edge wear with creasing and peeling at the spine, creases to the upper corner of the front cover (and first half of textblock) and lower corner of the back cover, and a spot of skinning near the head of the spine on the back cover. Previous owner’s name in pencil on the first page. A history and collection of Parisian shop window displays with an emphasis on the Surrealist and Avant-garde designs in the windows of Hermès, Les Ateliers du Gout, The Louvre, Galeries Lafayette homage to Picasso, Christofle, “The Seven Capital Sins” of Faubourg St. Honoré, etc. Includes a short section on mannequin design. Heavily illustrated with black and white photographs and twelve color plates. (os) First Edition.