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Orientalische Kostüme. In Schnitt und Farbe

Tilke, Max

Published by Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin, 1923
Condition: fair to g Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Large Quarto. 32pp., 128 plates. Original acetate dustjacket over ocher cloth with gilt lettering on green labels of cover and spine. Green endpapers. First edition of this monumental and famous work on the costumes of Morocco, Algiers, Tunis, the Sudan, old Egypt, Arabia, Syria and Mesopotamia, Asia Minor and Turkey, the Caucasus, Kurdistan, Persia, Afghanistan, the Kashmir, the Punjab, India, Turkistan, China and Japan. Illustrated with 128 beautiful full-page color plates in pochoir. The examples are from the collections of the Museum für Völkerkunde and the Neues Museum, Berlin, the Tiflis Museum, the Starvropol Museum, the author's and several private collections. Text in German. Acetate jacket torn with large chips at top and bottom. Binding rubbed with spine frayed at head and tail. Free green front endpaper missing. Block with light age toning in margins not affecting images. Starting after page 32 and plate 12. Binding a little loose. DJ in overall poor, binding in good-, interior in good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37933

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Orientalische Kostüme. In Schnitt und Farbe

Publisher: Ernst Wasmuth, Berlin

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair to g

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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