SWISS COSTUMES Traditional TEXTILES & FASHIONS of SWITZERLAND with 60 COLOR PLATES - SIGNED & INSCRIBED
SWISS COSTUMES, by Ernst Laur and Kurt Wirth. A book filled with Traditional FASHIONS of SWITZERLAND.
ZURICH: Verlag Silva-Bilderdienst, 1954. First edition.
SIGNED, INSCRIBED and DATED on the front pastedown by the AUTHOR, ERNST LAUR. The inscription is in German and is dated 1954, the year this book was published.
ILLUSTRATED with 60 Tipped-In COLOR PLATES showing a wide array of TRADITIONAL COSTUMES.
Hardcover Book in Dustjacket, 8.5x12 inches (21x29.5 cm), 129 pages. TEXT in GERMAN.
Condition: GOOD book, the covers have a bit of foxing to the upper margin and are lightly soiled; internally the pages are age toned, as normal; all the plates are bright, sharp and lovely; the inscription is bright and clear. In a FAIR dustjacket that has wear and tears to the edges, spine ends and corners, all of which have been repaired and reinforced with clear tape on the blank backside and, to a lesser extent, the frontside.
A solid, complete, presentable copy with its 60 lovely plates. Unique and special with the author's 1954 SIGNATURE and INSCRIPTION.
A book full of inspiration for that fashion designer in your life and/or soul.