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Pedrotti, Ernst, ed. / herausgegeben
Der Moderne Holzbildhauer : Neue Praktische Entwürfe Für Holzschnitzereien Aller Art. Serie 1. 30 Tafeln Lichtdruck.
Friedr. Wolfrum & Co., [1907], Wien & Leipzig. [4]pp. (Title Page; Table of Contents / Titel; Inhaltsverzeichnis) + 30 folio plates, loose in portfolio, as issued. Depicting 165 designs (printed in heliotype / Lichtdruck) for household furnishings ( Möbel ) in wood : shelves, frames for mirrors & clocks, decorative or door panels, clock housings, jewelry dishes, curtain and towel holders, small boxes, chests, room dividers/screens, columns / pillars, handles for walking sticks or canes, headboards for beds, and decorative plates / rondelles ( Leisten, Uhr- und Spiegelrahmen, Füllungen, Uhrgehäuse, Schmuchschalen, Halter, Kassetten, Kasten, Paravent, Säulen, Griffe, Betten, Teller ). Folio size (33 x 44 cm.). The portfolio is of 1/2 green cloth over salmon-colored boards, with cloth ties. Published by Friedr. Wolfrum & Co., Wien und Leipzig, [ 1907 ]. This "Serie 1" was all that was published, and is now very rare. Not in OCLC or COPAC. KVK locates only 2 copies: in Stavanger, Norway and in Madrid (none in Austria, Germany, or elsewhere in central Europe). -- All plates in Near Fine condition. The boards are lightly worn. Spine frayed. Cloth ties intact. [Apologies for 2 of the 3 photos attached being misoriented: not my fault!] Size: Elephant Folio - over 15" - 23" tall [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: R. Mahlon Jones [Evanston, IL, U.S.A.]
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