Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Decorative Flower Studies for the Use of Artists, Designers, Students, and Others. J. Foord.
Decorative Flower Studies for the Use of Artists, Designers, Students, and Others
Decorative Flower Studies for the Use of Artists, Designers, Students, and Others

Decorative Flower Studies for the Use of Artists, Designers, Students, and Others

London: B. T. Batsford, 1901. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. (4)pp., 40/40 plates. Original illustrated light green cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Decorative endpapers. Illustrated title page. A collection of forty colored lithographs printed in facsimile of the original drawings accompanied by studies of detail from each subject, and descriptive notes and line drawings on separate plates. Beautifully rendered in delicate pastel colors. The selection of objects has been made from an artist's, not a botanical viewpoint. The elaborate descriptions point to the multiple possibilities for the decorative potential throughout the growing process of each flower. The line drawings on verso of each description are included to provide a basis for ornamental development. Complete. Binding rubbed with some soiling and several closed tears along front joint of spine. First half of block separated from spine. Foxing on first four pages affecting the image of first plate. Light smudging and age-toning in rest of book not affecting images. Binding and interior in overall fair to good condition. g-. Item #35870

Price: $1,250.00

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