The Ultimate Book of Pens = Das Grosse Buch Der Schreibkultur = Stylos, Crayons Et Plumes + La Culture De L'Ecrit / Edited and Produced By Barbro Garenfeld; Historical and Current Outline By Dietmar Geyer
by Barbro (Ed. ) Garenfeld
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Publisher: Potsdam, Germany: h.f. ullmann
3. pp. 495. Description: 495 p. : illus. (chiefly col. ); 31 cm. Subjects: Pens--History. Pens--Design. Fountain pens--History. Fountain pens--Design. Writing--Materials and instruments--History. Notes: Parallel text in English, German and French. Summary: All relevant manufactures are presented in this comprehensive book, together with a historical synopsis--from the goose quill to the fountain pen and the Yorapen. The selection is rounded off by references to contemporary and cultural history, as well as interesting excurses on the themes of rarities, accessories, luxury brands, design, collectors' bourses, dealers, clubs and international contacts. An exceptional copy; fine in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. Literally as new and still in the publisher's protective shrink-wrap.