van Daal, Geert (illus.)

Buren: Frits Knuf, 1980. Folio. (71)pp. One of 55 copies. Signed by the author at the colophon, and also inscribed by him at the half-title: "For Faith Shannon, with kind regards! / May 1981". Twenty large samples of van Daal's marbled papers exhibit his skillful precision, his eye for both color and detail, and his innovation. They are prefaced by a short bibliography of books on marbling, a short history of the art, and basic details of the materials required; these latter two are presented in Dutch, French, German, and English. A wonderfully bound selection, in fully tan cloth over boards with marbled paper band. Housed in slipcase. Faint spots to upper cover and spine, else near fine. Item #30578

Price: $2,250.00

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