ENTWICKLUNG DER DEUTSCHEN GEBRAUCHSGRAPHIK.
- Berlin: Otto v.Holten, 1927.
- stiff paper wrappers, uncut edges
- 12 pages + 5 leaves of plates in color and black and white
Price: $150.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 77808
Printed in an edition limited to 150 numbered copies. Surveys the history of German engravings made for the service of commercial art. Begins with the fifteenth-century engraver Master ES, arguably the most influential early German print-maker, and works through the nineteenth century with a general history. Tipped in illustrations include a reproduction of an early woodcut from 1544 printed in red and black, a few broadsheets and several ex-libris labels. Printed on luxurious hand-made paper. Cover printed in red. Title page and decorative initial letters printed with red and black. Loose bookplate indicates that this copy was purchased from the collection of H.P. Kraus. Cover irregularly faded and slightly soiled. Edges creased.