Berlin: Paul Schoth, ND (ca 1910). First edition. Softcover. Oblong folio (13 7/8 x 18"). Unpaginated.  leaves (Wallpaper samples). Original half black binder's tape over decorative wrappers.
This striking turn-of-the-century catalog contains 406 wallpaper samples introducing the new collection of Paul Schoth, a Berlin-based German wallpaper manufacturer. The samples feature numerous design patterns showing some fine examples of Art Nouveau design, such as entwining plant forms with undulating stems and stylized flowers creating sinuous patterns in an almost infinite number of ways. The samples have been color-screen printed, and contain intricate ornaments professionally over-printed often in gold and silver. Each wallpaper sample measures appr. 13 7/8 x 17".
Some creasing along edges of wrappers. Covers somewhat darkened. First sample foxed along edges, with tiny chipping and closed tears on fore-edge. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Title in German. Wrappers in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #19647