Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Metal Cover with Design of Grill and Rubble Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Metal Cover with Design of Grill and Rubble Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Metal Cover with Design of Grill and Rubble Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Metal Cover with Design of Grill and Rubble

Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Metal Cover with Design of Grill and Rubble

Published by August Klein, Vienna
Condition: Very Good Plus
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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N.d, circa 1890s. 8.5 by 6 cm. The brass design on the front is depicting something industrial, although it is not really clear what it is. There is rubble at the base, possibly meant to suggest a pile of coal, and a smoke stack atop, along with some other objects, and with a grill design in between. Whatever it is, it is striking and unusual. Behind is silk lining, and when one removes a thin pencil from its loop stays, one can lift this lid to reveal a dance card with dances "vor" and "nach" "der Ruhe", or the intermission. With a thin cord and tassel attached. The metal is tarnished, but this can surely be cleaned away. Bookseller Inventory # 003783

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Title: Dance Card or Carnet du Bal] Metal Cover ...

Publisher: August Klein, Vienna

Binding: Metal, Silk

Book Condition: Very Good Plus

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