As New. Large 4to. 648pp. Bound in “Grand Prix” fabric, personally selected by Albert Kriemler, and housed in a plexiglas box. Limited edition.Tipped in limitation page states: “This is copy number 1203 of the Akris Edition. Limited to two thousand copies. This is one of six designer editions of a total first printing of 11000 copies world wide […]” Luxuriously illustrated throughout in colour, with many full and double page photographs. Condition is faultless; new were it not for its unwrapping. Crafted by hand at a bindery in the heart of Italy, and stamped with a unique number, every copy is an instant classic, and an addition to your fashion library that is truly one-of-a-kind. A fantastic book that measures up to everything one has come to expect of Taschen’s large format limited editions, at a very competitive price. Over 5kg in weight, postage will have to be adjusted accordingly.
STEELE, Valerie, Fashion Designers: The Collection of the Museum at FIT [A-Z] AKRIS Edition, Taschen GmbH, 2012
KISLUK-GROSHEIDE, Danielle; KROHN, Deborah L.; LEBEN, Ulrich (eds.)., Salvaging the Past: Georges Hoentschel and French Decorative Arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art., The Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture; The Metroplitan Museum of Art and Yale University Press, 2013