Unique Vintage Sample Book of Various Printed Motifs for Faience and Ceramics (Floral, Fruits, ... Unique Vintage Sample Book of Various Printed Motifs for Faience and Ceramics (Floral, Fruits, ... Unique Vintage Sample Book of Various Printed Motifs for Faience and Ceramics (Floral, Fruits, ... Unique Vintage Sample Book of Various Printed Motifs for Faience and Ceramics (Floral, Fruits, ...

Unique Vintage Sample Book of Various Printed Motifs for Faience and Ceramics (Floral, Fruits, Allegoric, Decorative, Children's, Historical Figures, Animals)

J.C. König & Ebhardt (Hannover)

Published by [J.C. König & Ebhardt], [Hannover, Germany], 1910
Condition: Good Hardcover

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Folio. Unnumbered. 168 leaves with one sided paste-downs, 19 leaves with paste-downs on both sides. Original bolted 3/4 tan cloth binder over black paper covered boards. J.C. König & Ebhardt sticker with notice on inside of front board. Exquisite sample book of hundreds of striking design and print patterns in a variety of motifs: floral, fruits, children's, allegoric, decorative, historical figures, and animals in various colors and sizes. Some of the children's motifs depict little boys and girls playing together, or with giant snails, frogs, beetles, storks, etc. The historical figures depicted in this work are Washington, Goethe, Wagner, and Luther. Paste-downs on heavy cardboard. Underneath most of the paste-downs are handwritten references in ink. Most of the leaves contain a color scale. Some rubbing along edges of binder. Minor fraying and closed tears along front joint. Binder in overall good, interior complete and in very good condition. J.C. Konig & Ebhardt (1845-1998) Hannover, Germany. Famous premier German printer and bookbinder, active from 1845 until 1998. Their main office was in Hanover, but they also operated factories in Vienna and London. Important publisher of printed products including postcards. They printed banknotes for the Reichsbank between 1918 and 1923. In 1998 they were purchased by Printcom. Bookseller Inventory # 27154

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Title: Unique Vintage Sample Book of Various ...

Publisher: [J.C. König & Ebhardt], [Hannover, Germany]

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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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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