Leipzig: Eugen Diederichs, 1900.
First edition. Original exquisite pictorial paper covered boards with gold spine and gold highlighted cover design of stylized flowers in two planters extending all the way up the front cover on both sides, by Behrens. A gorgeous and delicately printed book typifying Behrens' genius, printed in three colors, light blue, red-brown and gold, With superb double-spread title page, borders and typographical arrangement all designed by Peter Behrens, architect, designer and important leader in the Modernist Movement, along with Le Corbusier, Gropius, etc. An early and thoroughly pleasing aesthetic work. Fine.
Price: $1,850.00 Item #3635