FLASCHE, BOTTLE UND BOUTEILLE, by Rainer Kosler - 1998 [1st Ed]

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Flasche, Bottle und Bouteille: Faszination eines Hohlglases

by Rainer Kosler 

FIRST EDITION. Text in German with English translation of the picture part (from page 373) in separate pamphlet. Ismaning, Germany: WKD, 1998.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition with VERY GOOD+ DJ.

  • Volume features great DJ with color illustration on front, as well as black cloth covers with white text on front and spine.
  • Book shows minimal overall wear, with little to no wear inside.
  • Boards display gentle bumping to corners, a little more to front. (See photos)
  • Front cover shows minimal dust. (See photos)
  • Spine ends are minimally dusty.
  • Binding is secure.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock shows a tiny smudge to foot.
  • DJ exhibits minor edgewear with gentle bumping to corners, and some shelfwear to back. (See photos)
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20200122

495 pages. 9.25 x 12.5 inches.

Volume features great DJ with color illustration on front, as well as black cloth covers with white text on front and back. 

Book is lavishly illustrated with full-color and B&W photographs, as well as line drawings, and reproductions of old documents. Features a thorough historical text with numerous essays on the art of glass. 

Retracing the evolution of the art of glass through past centuries, this detailed and profound history provides an overview of the development of hollow glasses - "bottles" - in Europe. The rich history details the uses of glass bottles and their various shapes, as well as the evolution of the technique of glassmaking. The text is paired with numerous photos and reproductions of relevant historical document to create a deep and insightful work on the subject.

EDITION POINTS: First Edition.


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