George Barbier was quite possibly the best known and best loved illustrator associated with the French Art Deco period. His drawing are elegant, refined, and often rather erotic.
This is part of a series of books on illustrators of the time, and the Barbier is the most desirable. Paris; Henry Babou, 1929. Plates loose as issued in paper wrappers. Ex # 404/650. There are many illustrations by Barbier, with 11 full page illustrations. Also, a portrait of Barbier by Charles Martin. Excellent condition.