Paris: R. Panzani, nd c. 1900. First edition. Decorated Boards. Folio, portfolio format. One volume of three tomes (antiquity, Middle Ages, and Renaissance) of a two-volume, six-tome set. The three tomes contain 120 plates in total. Text in French. Very good; cloth ties broken. Item #19845
A profusely illustrated guide through several centuries of lighting design, from antiquity to the Renaissance, focusing on major stylistic trends that characterized each era. The author also compiled a similarly authoritative survey of modern lighting.