Die Geschichte der Marmorierten Blumen mit 10 original marmorierten Blumen. A History of Marbled Flowers with 10 Original Marbled Flowers

By: Nedim Sonmez (b. 1957)

Price: $500.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


Miniature Book. 2 15/16 x 2 3/16 inches. 75, [1 blank] pp. Text in German and English, dedicated to Christopher Weimann, 10 original marbled flowers tipped-in; text clean, unmarked. Vellum spine, marbled paper over boards, blue leather band runs the length of the spine from top to bottom, spine label titled in gilt; binding square and tight. SIGNED by the author on the colophon. From Glen Dawson's personal collection without distinguishing marks. GKK1020b-006. SCARCE in the trade. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 150 numbered copies, this is number 62, printed by Gunther Harwalik at Druckerei-Harwalik/Reutlingen, hand bound by Maren Mau-Pieper, Tubingen, marbled flowers by Nedim Sonmez. Dedicated to Christopher Weimann. This book contains a unique collection of ten original marbled flowers in miniature format accompanying a text detailing the historical origins of this art form. Nedim Sonmez is Professor Emeritus at Ege University, Museum for Paper and Book Arts, Izmir, Turkey. He is an ebru artist, paper- and book-arts specialist, and paper and decorated paper historian. He specializes in Turkish decorated paper history and technology of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He is also the founder of Turkey's first and only Paper and Book Arts Museum at Ege University. Worldcat records 5 copies, only 2 in US institutions.

Title: Die Geschichte der Marmorierten Blumen mit 10 original marmorierten Blumen. A History of Marbled Flowers with 10 Original Marbled Flowers

Author Name: Nedim Sonmez (b. 1957)

Categories: IOBAVBF1122,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tubingen, Jackle-Sonmez: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Hardcover

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: GKK1020b-006

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