TURCKISCH PAPIR. A Short History of Marbling in the Orient and in Germany. With 10 Original Marbled Papers.

Tübingen, 1995. Miniature, 2 x 2 3/4. 75 pages, including 10 tipped in specimens of ebru. Full green morocco with envelope flap, gilt decoration on both covers, miniature marbled endpapers. Fine. Item #18101

No. III of 70 copies in this deluxe binding, signed by the author/marbler. The ancient art of Ebru, or Turkish marbling, is reknowned both for its patterns and for the "pictures" formed by marbling. Mostly of flora and fauna, the images produced by this difficult technique can by of people, calligraphy, virtually anything a talented marbler can devise. The 10 designs here are Sumingashi, stone, fantasy, heart, hatip, blossom, calligraphy, art nouveau, and waves.

Price: $650.00

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