Wien: J. Heinr. Jta, 1910. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. Unpaginated. pp. Original string bound wrappers with manufacturer's blason in gold on front cover. Decorative title page.
Handsome work being a catalog from Johann Heinrich Jta (1850-1915), a major hat manufacturer in Vienna during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This catalog was published on the occasion of the 1910 International Hunting Exhibition whic took place in Vienna. Featured in this work are a striking color reproduction of a painting by R. Germela depicting Emperor Franz-Josef in his hunting outfit, and 9 color reproductions of paintings by Ferdinand Gauermann being hunting and wildlife scenes. Each one of the 10 color reproductions is protected by a tissue-guard. The second part of the catalog contains the 1910-1911 novelties of Johann Heinrich Jta's hat collection. This section contains numerous photographs of various hats reproduced in photogravure.
Back cover slightly stained. Titles and captions in German, gothic script. Wrappers in overall good+, interior in very good condition. vg. Item #39923