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Description du livre Les Editions de l'Amateur 1994. First edition., Paris, 1994. État : Fine. Cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 184 pages. Illustrated profusely in colour. 1.3kg. French. Fine; an excellent copy. The definitive book on the use of Galuchat as a luxurious material for objects and furniture. Galuchat, made from shark or ray skin, was named after a Monsieur Galuchat who used the material in the 18th century. Since then it has been employed by many designers and in its hey-day in the early 20th century was used by makers such as Clément Rousseau, Jacques-Émile Ruhlman, Jean-Michel Frank, André Groult and Jules Leleu. Galuchat covers this history and gives excellent illustrations of the designers' work. Beaux Books specialises in vintage, collectable and luxury books on art, design, fashion and style. All our books are in stock unless otherwise stated. Please contact us if you require any further information or need help in finding a book. Buy with confidence from an experienced bookseller. N° de réf. du libraire 1123