1901. Softcover. Quarto. 39 (1)pp., 8 plates with printed tissue guards. Original light brown wraps with Jugendstil design and red and black lettering on cover, protected by modern mylar. Title page design with lettering in red and black.
The furniture illustrated in this rare catalog were designed for those who appreciate sound workmanship, simplicity and reasonableness in design. Though based on the careful study of old furniture it does not seek to imitate, but rather strike a new note characteristic of the furniture produced by the new school of modern British designers. It requires a careful study of proportions, simplicity and a reliance on proportions and simplicity for the effect of the piece. The items offered in this catalog are continuously numbered from 1 to 82. With six pages of introductory text.
The color plates with printed tissue guards, including details of design and prices, feature an inlay of a cabinet (No. 50), a couch (No. 7), a dresser sideboard (No. 18), a cabinet (No. 28), a card table (No. 52), a cabinet (No. 59), a bedstead (No. 64), and a dressing table (No. 69). All other furniture are illustrated in b/w with specifications as mentioned. Front cover with crease at lower right corner and light wear along edges. Very good condition. Item #48360