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L'Ornement Polychrome: Cent Planches en Couleurs Or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs de Tous les Styles Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaissance, XVII et XVIII Siecle by  M. A Racinet - Third edition - 1888 - from Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller (SKU: 44067)

L'Ornement Polychrome: Cent Planches en Couleurs Or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs de Tous les Styles Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaissance, XVII et XVIII Siecle

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L'Ornement Polychrome: Cent Planches en Couleurs Or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs de Tous les Styles Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaissance, XVII et XVIII Siecle

by Racinet, M. A

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Condition
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Paris: Firmin-Didot & Cie, 1888. Third edition. Ring_bound. g+ to vg. Folio. (2) 60, 100pp, 100 chromolithographic color plates. Stitched brown leather ring binder portfolio with handwritten label on cover. Title page printed in red an black with publisher's device. All text pages and plates are separated and placed into plastic portfolio sleeves, ready to be framed. One hundred chromolithographs loose in portfolio, with gold and silver highlights, of approximately 2,000 motifs in various Ancient and Asian styles, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the 17th and 18th Century. Artists credited below images. Historical and practical manual with a magnificent collection of decorative motifs. Text in French. The descriptive pages for each plate are placed behind each chromolithograph of the portfolio. The majority of the plates with some foxing in mostly lower margins, not affecting images with few exceptions. Nine of the plates with Roman numbers cut off but noted in pencil in top margin. The text pages are cut to different sizes, some staining and wear along edges, and placed into the last sleeve of the portfolio. In overall good+ to very good condition.

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Bookseller
Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
44067
Title
L'Ornement Polychrome: Cent Planches en Couleurs Or et Argent Contenant Environ 2,000 Motifs de Tous les Styles Art Ancien et Asiatique Moyen Age Renaissance, XVII et XVIII Siecle
Author
Racinet, M. A
Format/binding
Ring_bound
Book condition
Used - g+ to vg
Quantity available
1
Edition
Third edition
Publisher
Firmin-Didot & Cie
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1888
Keywords
Art, decorative art, ornamental art, Racinet, French decorative handbook

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About Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller

We offer a broad selection of rare, out-of-print and antiquarian books with an emphasis on photography, architecture, art, Judaica, Bibles, Weimar Germany and the Third Reich, modernism, Olympic Games, erotica and foreign-language works, especially German, Hebrew, Polish and Yiddish. We also provide appraisal, auction, consulting and rental services.

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