PARIS. Obligation de F1000. orange, black. No 876. Folds. A publishing company, in Paris. Strong art-déco/cubism border design says the company published books on the arts. Underprint shows a naked lady being eaten by a large fish! Design by Demetrius Galanis, a Greek painter who made his career in Paris and took the French nationality. Famous publishing company, founded 1917 by Paul Laffitte and disappeared in 1935. Purpose was to rediscover forgotten texts and launch young, promising authors, with a predilection for music, theater and cinema. The number of prestigious collaborators is considerable, including Pablo Picasso and Jean Cocteau. Extremely rare.
Themes: PRINTING & THE PRESS
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