Darmstadt: Alexander Koch, n.d. [1910-11]. First edition. Hardcover (limp boards). 30 plates with captions, printed on rectos. Good + (covers soiled, spine chipped, outer pages lightly foxed; internally very good). Item #30263
A wonderful collection of 600 monograms, initials, and signets designed by leading German and Austrian typographers, designers, architects, etc., of the turn of the 20th century. Includes many prize-winners, Wiener Werkstaette artists, and several women. From the library of bookplate designer William Edgar Fisher, with his bookplate, "fecit 1914." It shows two cherubs atop a wreathed plinth, a T-square, and a castle in the clouds.