Octavo. 42pp. Original illustrated wrappers. Frontispiece portrait of the pencil company founders, Johann Faber, Carl Ritter von Faber, and Ernst Faber. Decorative title page. Published on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, this work documents the history of the Johann Faber Pencil-Factory, in Nuremberg. This volume is profusely illustrated with 15 b/w photographic reproductions, 7 striking chromolithographic plates depicting various pencil models, 2 b/w drawings, and 1 folded color map at rear. Moderate rubbing along spine and edges of wrappers. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good to good+, interior in good+ to very good, plates in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Zur Geschichte des Bleistiftes - ...
Publisher: Johann Faber A. G.
Publication Date: 1909
Book Condition: g to vg
Edition: First edition.
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