Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Coloured Ornament of All Historical Styles with Coloured Plates from Own Paintings in Water-Colours: Part I, Antiquity; Part II, Middle Ages; Part III, Modern Times / Das farbige Ornament aller historischen Stile Nach eigenen Aquarellen herausgegeben : Erste Abteilung, Das Altertum; Zweite Abteilung, Das Mittelalter; Dritte Abteilung, Die Neuzeit / L'Ornement Polychrome dans tous les Styles Historiques Publie d'apres des Originaux en Aquarelle : Premiere Partie, l'Antiquite; Deuxieme Partie, Le Moyen Age; Troisieme Partie, Les Temps Modernes. 3-vol. set (Complete)

Brandenburg (Havel): Verlag J. Wiesike, ND (1914-1923). First edition. Hardcover. Folio (15 x 11 1/2"). [8], 43, [1]pp (Booklet), [1] leaf (Title), 60 loose leaves (Plates) (Volume 1); [6], 49, [1]pp (Booklet), 60 loose leaves (Plates) (Volume 2); [6], 66, [2]pp (Booklet), [1] leaf (Title), 60 loose leaves (Plates) (Vol. 3). Original tan
cloth spines over brown paper covered boards portfolios ornamentally stamped in red, orange, purple and black. Black lettering to spines and front covers.

This 3-vol. set is a stunning pictorial history of various styles of ornament from prehistoric times to the middle of the 19th century.

Divided into three parts / portfolios, with 60 tipped in color plates in each (total 180 plates, 183 with tipped in color titles), after watercolors from the author.

Each plate is captioned and measures 14 1/2 x 10 3/4 (tipped in color illustration slightly varies in size, but mostly 10 1/4 x 7 1/2").

Portfolios age-toned, with closed tears along joints. Flaps of first portfolio missing. The three title leaves are partly brittle (not affecting the tipped in color illustrations). Leaves age-toned along edges, with some slightly brittle (never affecting the illustrations). Text in German, English and French. Portfolios in overall fair to good-, interior in good to very good condition. f to vg. Item #46792

Price: $300.00

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