Berlin: Otto Baumgärtel, 1911. First edition. Hardcover. Folio (15 1/4 x 11 1/2"). pp (Title and text), 40 loose leaves (Plates), as issued. Original half burgundy cloth over gilt-stamped paper covered portfolio, with gold lettering to front cover. String ties. Decorative endpapers. Publisher's logo to title page.
This portfolio contains splendid examples of executed ornamental sculptural work for interior and exterior decoration of Berlin-based government offices, business and private buildings.
Each of the 40 splendid plates displays 1 to 14 photogravures giving stunning details of various ornamental sculptures executed by German sculptor Robert Schirmer.
Slight abrasion to spine. Some rubbing to corners. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German. Portfolio in overall good, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #40989