Glasperlen und Perlen-Arbeiten in alter und neuer Zeit (Glass Beads and Beadwork in Ancient and ... Glasperlen und Perlen-Arbeiten in alter und neuer Zeit (Glass Beads and Beadwork in Ancient and ...

Glasperlen und Perlen-Arbeiten in alter und neuer Zeit (Glass Beads and Beadwork in Ancient and Modern Times)

Pazaurek, Gustav E.

Published by Alexander Koch, Darmstadt, 1911
Condition: g+ to vg Soft cover

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Quarto (11 1/2 x 8 3/8"). Original decorative stiff wrappers, with black lettering to front cover. Spanning 36 centuries, this lavishly photo-illustrated monograph explores the fascinating world of glass beads and beadmaking, one of the oldest human arts dating back 1,500 BC.This work contains 94 in-text b/w photographic reproductions, as well as 7 full-page plates (of which 6 are reproduced in photogravure)Minor age-toning to wrappers. Moderate foxing to endpapers. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good+ to very good, interior in very good condition. About the author: Gustav Edmund Pazaurek (1865-1935) was a Czech-German art historian. In 1906, he became director of the Landes-Gewerbemuseums (State-Crafts Museum) in Stuttgart, and from 1913 to 1932 was appointed Director of the decorative arts department in the same museum. Gustav Pazaurek was a preeminent member of the Deutscher Werkund (German Association of Craftsmen), an association of artists, architects, designers, and industrialists founded in 1907. The Werkbund became an important element in the development of modern architecture and industrial design, particularly in the later creation of the Bauhaus school of design. Bookseller Inventory # 40982

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Title: Glasperlen und Perlen-Arbeiten in alter und ...

Publisher: Alexander Koch, Darmstadt

Publication Date: 1911

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: First edition.

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