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Esthetique des proportions dans la nature et dans les arts / Matila C. Ghyka
Bib ID 1435120
Format BookBook
Author
Ghyka, Matila Costiescu, 1881-1965
 
Edition 4e. ed. 
Printer (Paris : R. et P. Deslis)
Description Paris : Librarie Gallimard, 1927 
452 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
Series

Editions de la Nouvelle revue francaise.

Notes

Footnotes.

Half-title.

Library's copy bound by Rose Adler, with half snake-skin [?], and silver fore-edges.

Subjects Aesthetics.  |  Proportion (Art)
  • This is a historically important book and binding. It is Rose Adler's own school geometry textbook, and one of her early bindings. This use of an exotic skin is rare in her work. The book has pencil notes and mathematical formulae presumably by Rose Adler. and a brown paper bookmark also with pencil marks.
    Posted by Christopher William Johnson on 2017-03-28 04:58:56
  • Adler was 35 when this book was published, perhaps not a school textbook - but she was at Ecole des Arts Decoratif for 8 years until 1925 according to http://bookbindersmuseum.org/bookbinder-of-the-month-rose-adler/#more-83
    Posted by Christopher William Johnson on 2017-03-28 05:08:35
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