Krefeld, Germany ca. 1905. 9 3/4 x 12 1/2. 359 pages. Collated complete. Later cloth binding. Text in German, French, English, Spanish, & Italian. Paper is a bit brittle; title & first few leaves are chipped, some foxing, and a couple of tape repairs. Overall good plus. Item #7117
Brass bookbinding ornaments for the gilding-press. About 2900 individual ornaments and about 60 sets with multiple parts are displayed in various arrangements. There are a great many art nouveau designs for book covers, wine lists, menus, wedding & family albums, official documents, anything that could be bound in leather. Almost all are printed in black; only a few are two-color. Borders and text are printed in turquoise. OCLC notes one copy at UC Santa Barbara.