Thosten Laurins Samling Painting & Sculpture Swedish 1936 leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Leather Books, Decorative Leather Books, Illustrated Books, Graphic Arts).
Katalog Over Thorsten Laurins Samling av Maleri och Skulptur, by Ragnar Hoppe.
Published 1936, Stockholm by P.A. Nordstedt & Sons.
219 pages. Text in English. Well illustrated with many b&w plates. Monumental art collection catalogue.
Limited Edition- #316 of 400 copies.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, gilt title lettering, old paper title label on spines, marbled end papers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, leather rubbed but still supple, still remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is well preserved, book is tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 11 1/4" H x 8 3/4" W.
Large heavy monumental book.