Ferronneries du Maroc.

Bailly, Pierre F.

Book ID: 31702


Folio. [10], 46 loose plates containing 214 motifs after Bailly’s original documents, illustrated title page introduction by K. Ben-Ghabrit, cloth spine in original folder, foxing and light wear to folder, some foxing to title pages, otherwise copy in very good condition, Editions de la Cigogne, Casablanca, 1950.


RARE WORK. Limited to 500 copies only of which this is numbered 390. Pierre Bailly (1889–1973) was a French architect. In 1932 he won a gold medal in the art competition of the Summer Olympics Games together with Gustave Saacké and Pierre Montenot for their design of a “Cirque pour Toros” (“Circus for Bullfights”). This work covering Islamic designs in Morocco concentrated on the designs and works of arts on Moroccan doors and windows.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell Supplement I, 282.

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