Neuchâtel, Delachaux & Niestle, 1916. Limited edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #21750 .
Folio. Original cream-colored cloth with rounded corners printed in blue, black, red, yellow and green. [2, blank], 130, [4, the final 3 blank] pp. Five tipped-in color plates, six plates in photogravure, 135 illustrations in the text; one plate with reproductions of textile samples in a colorful silk-cotton mix. Some spotting mainly to the rear cover, possibly from adhesive seepage, else this is a fine copy.
One of an edition of 125 copies printed on fine hand-made laid linen rag paper paper. This copy unnumbered and with the facsimile signature of van Gennep.
In original shipping case, somewhat worn and with old tape reinforcements.