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Author Name    Gratzl, Emil

Title   Islamische Bucheinbände des 14. bis 19. Jahrhunderts. Aus den Handschriften der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek ausgewählt und Beschrieben

Binding   Decorative Cloth

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First German Edition

Size   Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Publisher   Leipzig, Germany Verlag Von Karl W. Hiersemann 1924

Seller ID   007651

Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text in Deutsch, nicht in Englisch. Erste Ausgabe. Mit 24 lichtdrucktafeln davon 8 farbig. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. First edition. Foreward dated July 1923. Printed and presumed bound in Germany. 12.5 x 9.75 inches. Handsome turquoise green binding, with elaborate gilt-stamped design and lettering to the front board and to the spine. The spine evenly and lightly sunned. Overall a very clean binding. Very gently bumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners, the lower corners with a touch of abrading. Textblock firmly bound in. Handsome patterened paper pastedowns and FEPs. With [8], 36, [4] pages, followed by XXIV full-page plates of which 8 are in color [chromolithographs?] and the remainder monochrome. A touch of age-toning around all page edges, fairly minor. Else exceptionally clean internally and externally. A Very Good copy. "Descriptions of the most precious oriental manuscripts in the Bavarian State Library."

Price = 400.00 USD

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