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1. Universal-Spritzserie. 2. Blätter- und Blüten-Spritzserie. 3. Die Küche von heute. 3 Parts, with 17 Original Designs

Alberti, Karl

Published by Karl Alberti Schablonenfabrick no date, Hildesheim
Condition: fair to vg Soft cover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Oblong Quarto. 6, 6, 5pp. Original illustrated, stapled purple quarter cloth, respectively binder's paper over wraps with silver lettering on covers. Unique series of original decorative designs from Karl Alberti Stencil Manufacturer demonstrating a mix of Bauhaus and Art Deco aesthetics. Three volumes, one with 6 wallpaper designs with abstract and geometric imagery for universal use, the 6 designs of the second volume feature leafs and blossoms with geometric patterns, and the third volume with 5 plates especially designed for the kitchen featuring a more balanced approach between both artistic styles. The seventeen designs (5 3/4 x 11 1/2") are spray-painted with specially designed stencils and glued onto a light gray frame in the center of heavy purple stock pages protected by tissue guards. Text in German. Cloth and binder's tape at spine chipped and partially missing. Vol. 1; cover faded, light wear along edges and moderate soling of covers. Numbered 1-6 in pencil in lower right corner of design. Vol. 2: light soiling of cover and fading of some letters. Numbered 7-112 in pencil on designs. Vol. 3: First design separated from card stock with 3 x 1/4 inch chip at upper left corner. Tissue guards in all three volumes with sporadic creasing and small tears. Bindings in in overall fair to good+, interiors and designs in very good condition. In 1909 the painter's magazine "Die Mappe" established a studio for the production of stencils to be ordered on demand. (Master thesis, "Dekorations- und Stubenmalerei aus Niedersachsen. Vergleichende Betrachtungen unter retauratorischen Aspekten/Decorative and Parlor Painting from Lower Saxony. Comparative Observations under Restorative Aspects," Christiane Meier, Hildesheim, 2008, p. 27). Stencil manufacturers such as "Die Mappe" and Karl Alberti in Hildesheim were common before W.W.II. Bookseller Inventory # 39814

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Title: 1. Universal-Spritzserie. 2. Blätter- und ...

Publisher: Karl Alberti Schablonenfabrick no date, Hildesheim

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:fair to vg

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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