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FRA ANGELICO

By: [DEAN, CHRISTOPHER (binding design)]; DOUGLAS, LANGTON

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, George Bell and Sons: 1902

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2065

Condition: Ex Library


Tall 4to (7½” x 11 ”). pp. 185. Signed Arts & Crafts binding design by Christopher Dean in dark green, white and gold on sage green linen weave cloth of lilies with their stems and leaves intertwined over a background of pebbles with a high central panel containing the titles in gold and two double rule borders. The spine has the titles in gold with a repeat of a portion of the front cover design. A study of the life and works of Fra Giovanni Angelico Da Fiesole, an Early Italian Renaissance painter and miniaturist who was also a monk in the Dominican order (thus "Fra Giovanni" ... View more info

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KLEINSTADTGESCHICHTEN (SMALL FITTINGS)

By: [E. B. (binding design)]; Thoma, Ludwig

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Munich, Ulbert Langen: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1165

Condition: Very good +


12mo (5¼" x 7½"). pp.195 + 12pp. publisher's advts. Signed binding design by an artist with the monogram "E. B." of stylized feathers and architectual elements in a geometric style, possibly influenced by the work of Richard Riemerschmid of the Jugendstil. A bright copy with toned patterened end papers, some folding to the edges of a few of the pages and a the word "Prague" in red pencil on the title page. Scarce. View more info