Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Brauchbare Skizzen: Plafonds, Ornamentale und figuerliche Decoration etc. [Serie 1]. Emil Wichmann.
Brauchbare Skizzen: Plafonds, Ornamentale und figuerliche Decoration etc. [Serie 1]
Brauchbare Skizzen: Plafonds, Ornamentale und figuerliche Decoration etc. [Serie 1]

Brauchbare Skizzen: Plafonds, Ornamentale und figuerliche Decoration etc. [Serie 1]

Berlin: Kanter & Mohr, (1892). First edition. Hardcover. Elephant folio. 32 loose leaves (30 plates, foreword and title-page) resting in three-quarter cloth over decorative paper-covered boards portfolio. Illustrated title-page. Rare work with lithographic plates in color of ornamental interior designs by Emil Wichmann for ceilings, windows, wall murals, doors, etc. Few plates in duo- and sepia tone. One design shows the ornamental exterior facade of a three-story building. Some of the designs in Rococo style. Text in German. Heavy age wear and staining on portfolio. Head and tail of spine chipped and torn, tears to parts of cloth on spine. Expertly reinforced with red cloth along spine on inside of portfolio. Parts of outer edges on some leaves somewhat brittle. Sporadic creasing and minor age toning to edges of leaves. Portfolio in fair, plates in overall very good condition. Scarce complete portfolio with designs in stunning detail. OCLC lists only 1 library worldwide owning this item. vg. Item #27340

Price: $950.00

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