Leipzig: Jüstel & Göttel, 1922–1925. Softcover. Small Elephant Folio. Original illustrated orange-brown wraps with black lettering, protected by modern mylar. Eight issues of the professional weekly for building and wall painters, varnishers, house painters, advertising designers and calligraphers, issued bei the German Association of Painters (Malerbund) from 1879–1933. A collection of 61 plates, 48 in chromolithography, three in color offset, 10 in b/w and two additional b/w foldouts, reproduced in b/w lithography. This collection apparently used for professional purposes considering the varying amounts of plates in each issue.
1922, No. 265: Contains 10 loose plates with exquisite designs, nine reproduced in chromolithography, for a vestibule (F. Zobus), a waiting room (Heinrich Dittrich), a hall (G. A. Rösch) and a nursery (F. C. Baer), in addition designs for shingles (Otto Obermeier), friezes (R. Nößler, O. Zwinscher. C. Jacobs), and one high-quality color offset reproduction of bedroom furniture (G. Lincke).
1923, No. 266: Contains 13 loose plates with eight chromolithographic plates of intricate designs for walls and ceilings (R. Schulze, A. Morgenstern, A. Ahlborn, M. Stiehl, and M. Helas), one plate with friezes (Andrees), and four plates for jewel boxes (M. Molitor, A. Morgenstern).
1923, No. 267: Contains 10 plates with designs in b/w photographic reproductions, one sepia-toned, of various rooms, halls, a staircases and ceilings (O. Fischer-Trachau, and nine by P. Rössler)
1923, No. 269: Contains 5 plates with designs, three reproduced in chromolithography, depicting St. Florian, a wall in a pub, and decorative wall paintings (all by Otto Obermeier), and two reproduced in color offset, one of a pub (Rich. Throll), and one with decorative motifs (Ernst Kaufmann).
1923, No. 270: Contains 13 plates, reproduced in chromolithography, with nine decorative designs for ceilings (H. Wally, Heinrich Dittrich (2), A. Morgenstern, Otto Obermeier, C. Koch, Paul Neff, K. Tetzner, E. Metze), a nursery (Otto Obermeier), an entrance (Georg Stobbe), an ornament (M. Stiehl), and a street scene in color (Wilh. Jöker).
1925, No. 286: Contains two foldouts (37.5 x 26") in b/w lithography, printed to front and verso, of full-size measured drawings of ornaments for ceilings (Otto Obermeier), and general ornaments (M. Stiehl, front, Tetzner, verso).
1925, No. 287: Contains six plates, reproduced in chromolithography, of a cinema or theater entrance, a collection of decorative designs, two designs for wall paintings, a puppet show theater (all O. Obermeier), and a collection of ornaments (H. Paasche).
1925, No. 289: Contains four plates, reproduced in chromolithography, with modern advertising typeface, modern typeface (three by A. F. Ollert), and samples for glass signs (Nitsche).
Text in German. Minor chips along edges of wraps. Some wear of plates in margins, five of them with some loss at corners, small closed tears and chips, little creasing, not affecting images. No. 267 has one plate with water staining in margin as well as very bottom of image. Except a few plates overall in very good condition. vg. Item #43950