31 pp. text including the details of the architectural competition sponsored by the Conseil Municipal de Paris and the Département de la Seine, the report from the jury, and the specifics of the main projects entered for the contest to develop along the route from Place de l'Étoile (now Place Charles de Gaulle) up to the roundabout in the La Défense business district, followed by 54 full-page plates including sketches, maps, perspectives, elevations, and architectural details to accompany each of the proposals, each captioned with the name of the architect and identifying information for each image. Profusely illustrated. Large 4to. Original publisher's boards portfolio, tie-bound, contents loose as issued. Some minor rubbing and abrasions. Paris (Éditions d'Art Charles Moreau) n.d. (circa 1932).
An interesting portfolio recounting one of the first urbanism competitions held in Paris. The architects who submitted proposals for this competition include Guillemonat & Petit; Pierre Patout; E. Fontayne, André Granet, Jacques Carlu; Molinie, Nicod & Barbaud; A. & J. Guilbert, Labatut & Millochau; P. Bigot; Marcel Lemarie, Henri Defrasse; Boutterin, Grenard, & Reynard; Julien, Duhayon, & Chappey; Masson-Detourbet; H. Cayon; and others.
Book ID: 48804