Die Decorations-Malerei der Gegenwart. Entwürfe für Decken- und Wandmalereien: Wetzel, ... Die Decorations-Malerei der Gegenwart. Entwürfe für Decken- und Wandmalereien: Wetzel, ... Die Decorations-Malerei der Gegenwart. Entwürfe für Decken- und Wandmalereien: Wetzel, ...

Die Decorations-Malerei der Gegenwart. Entwürfe für Decken- und Wandmalereien

Wetzel, Heinrich; Emil Wichmann; Ludwig Mausz (eds.)

Published by Kanter & Mohr, Berlin, 1893
Condition: Good Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Elephant Portfolio (19 1/4 x 14 2/4"). (1) 30 plates (14 x 10"). Original three quarter red cloth over beige boards with black lettering on cover. 30 magnificent color chromolithographs of Art Nouveau designs for ceilings and walls, 10 by Emil Wichmann, 8 by Heinrich Wetzel, 6 by Ludwig Mausz, 2 by Lambert & Stahl and 4 anonymous, framed and pasted onto white boards. The opulent designs incorporate muses, floral, fruit, and goblet motifs. An elaborate artfully handwritten school prize dedication, 2nd place, to Fritz Schenkel for his application and progress awarded by the art panel and signed by the president of the Technikum Biel on the inside cover of the portfolio. Laid in a 10 x 7" two-sided advertisement for decorative color patterns in eight shipments with an Art Nouveau motif reproduced as a color lithograph on the front side, a 7 x 7" Art Nouveau color lithograph on heavy 13 x 1" paper and one color offset lithograph with a beautiful Art Nouveau motif for an art publication. Text in German. Binding rubbed with a few small stains. String-ties missing. Gutter of portfolio with some tears and chips of paper. Moderate foxing on title page and larger laid in lithograph and light, sporadic foxing in margins of plates not affecting images. Image of plate 13 loose but intact. Binding and interior in overall good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37192

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Die Decorations-Malerei der Gegenwart. ...

Publisher: Kanter & Mohr, Berlin

Publication Date: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

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