From the Black Forest

830. [Curiosity - Binding]

Binding in carved wood being a keepsake to the artisanal letter writer.

Swiss? Alsace?, early 20th c

Wood carved upper and lower cover figuring a Willem Tell figure with bow (sl. rubbed at extremities), 24,2 x 15,4 cm, brown velvet spine, inlaid with lila silk forming 4 different sleeves (3 on upper pastedown: "lettres à répondre", "lettres répondues", "Notes diverses"; one on lower pastedown); one notebook with same lila silk wrappers holding blanco pp. in tissue paper; one wood carved penstick (2 sm. def. on top) with dip pen.

General good condition.

€ 150 / 250

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