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Raymond (J).

Le Cuir. Compositions Decoratives., Paris, Librarie Renouard. c.1900

Folio 10 x 14 1/2 ins, 260 x 370mm) loose as issued. Title-page, list of plates (slightly discoloured) 12 fascicles, each of 4 plates (but lacking 2 plates) so 46 of 48 plates, each coloured plate showing several articles to be made in tooled Art Nouveau patern coloured leathers. Fine condition. Each plate complete with its flimsy overlay giving an outline full-sized for tracing onto the leathers. Fashion accessories, music cases, wallets, belts, card holders, cigarette, cigar and match cases, bookbindings etc..
Intended for practical use on the workbench or in the studio, the survivial of the plates with their flimsys intact is a rarity. Issued by L’Academie d’Arts Decoratifs in Paris, this, the original in French, was copied elsewhere later.
£375