Stuttgart, Leipzig: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. fair to g-. Large Quarto. 165 (3)pp. Original cream cloth with stamped color vignette and gilt lettering on cover and spine. color frontispiece on black heavy stock handmade paper. Second catalog by Leo Balet on Swabian glass painting for the National Collection of Antiquities. Illustrated with eight tipped-in color reproductions of glass paintings to heavy black handmade paper and numerous b/w in-text reproductions of glass paintings. Thorough inquiry on preserved Swabian glass paintings with art historical background and extensive list of locations of preserved artwork. includes register of artists, locations, and list of plates at rear. Text in German. Binding with light wear along edges, rubbed and lightly soiled on front cover. Reinforced with library tape on inside front cover joint. Frontispiece page loosened by four inches at bottom. Pages 65 to 72 almost separated from block. Starting at inside back cover joint. Some yellowing of block along edges not affecting images. Binding and interior in overall fair to good- condition.
(Inventory #: 41165)
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