RARE JUGENDSTIL-ERA GERMAN TRADE CATALOGUE SHOWCASING DOMESTIC DESIGNS IN METALWORK - WITH SOME VERY COOL ANGLE-POISE LAMPS! Ermann, German illustrator and interior designer.
Folio, loose as issued, in a modern half-cloth portfolio with printed label on the front. Containing title leaf and numerous designs on 26 monochrome plates. Very light rubbing to binding. Minor age-toning to plates, but paper stock started life off-white. Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, or view gallery images closely.
Stylish Jugendstil designs for a variety of metalwork, from handles to vessels of all sorts, clock cases to electric light fittings. Friling worked in other media as well; but metal was something of a specialty and seems to have suited him. He published other pattern books, but this one on metalwork is particularly scarce. It is a folio, loose internally as issued, in a modern half cloth portfolio with printed label on the front; title leaf and numerous designs on 26 monochrome plates.Worldcat cites doesn't appear to list any copies at all, though we presume this to be a cataloguing error.