Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Filigree Lettering and Ornamentation. Walter Hart Blumenthal.
Filigree Lettering and Ornamentation
Filigree Lettering and Ornamentation

Filigree Lettering and Ornamentation

Philadelphia: William Hart Blumenthal, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. 1/100. 4to. 27pp. Original brown labeled wrappers, ex libris pasted on inside of front cover. A Forgotten Book Art by Walter Hart Blumenthal is on craft book art which consists of non-printed handmade books with vellum leaves, lettering blazoned by blade and text with interleaved silken inlays or colored tissues. Works mentioned are "Passio Jedsu Christi", the prayer-book of Henry III, the Scroll of Esther, the Fountains of Labyrinth at
versailles and the Book of Hours. Various techniques are mentioned along with materials and binding styles. Illustrated with full-page b/w reproductions of photographs of book pages and covers. Small waterstain left edge to right edge on front wrap, other minor staining, minor creasing to edges. Wraps in good, interior in fine condition. vg. Item #22785

Price: $95.00

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