Munich: Georg D. W. Callwey, 1961. 4to. 250 pages. 18 tipped-in color plates and 155 black-and-white illustrations. Text in German, with an extensive bibliography. Original decorated boards; dust jacket; cardboard slipcase. A near-fine, clean copy, with slight handling wear. Item #404201
FIRST EDITION of this handsome, definitive work on decorative papers, issued on the 150th anniversary of the founding of Buntpapierfabrik AG Aschaffenburg. A history of decorated and marbled paper, with 18 actual paper samples tipped-in. Includes descriptions of 664 examples of decorated paper.