Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Das gradlinige Ornament. A. Benz.
Das gradlinige Ornament
Das gradlinige Ornament

Das gradlinige Ornament

Ellwangen: Selbstverlag des Verfassers, 1871. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Unpaginated. Half leather over decorative paper boards with decorative handwritten cover label, protected in modern mylar. Work exemplifying various ways of linear ornamentation, predominantly meant for self-study but useful for school classes as well, introducing aids to arrive at new combinations of forms. Includes a number of lithographic samples to be used by the students to avoid the time consuming creation of nets. Contains Greek and Mauritanian samples of ornamentation with instructions. Hundreds of b/w designs, two in color. Text in German. General age wear, loose stitching on some pages, otherwise very good. A rare work on Greek and Moorish design motifs. g. Item #7702

Price: $350.00

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