Amsterdam, Scheltema en Holkema's Boekhandel: 1903
Seller ID: 2938
Binding: half calf
Condition: Near fine
Large 8vo (7 ” x 8 ”). pp.171. Art Nouveau binding design executed completely in woodcut by Gerrit W. Dijsselhof on a half black calf over paper covered boards with a repeating crayfish motif in gold along the sides of the spine and on the corners blocked in gold leaf. The endpapers are covered in a woodcut design by Dijsselhof of repeating birds on a field of intertwined foliate motifs. Printed on Van Gelder laid paper with deckled edges.Includes a total of 35 woodcut head and tail pieces by Dijsselhof.The importance of Walter Crane's "Claims of Decorative Art" can... View More...