Leipzig: Christian Stoll, 1905-1906.
First Edition. Oblong folio (12 1/2 x 19 inches). Portfolio. In the original cloth backed printed portfolio with three pairs of ties (original) featuring a wonderful design illustration on the cover taken from the superb decorative title-page by Rudolph Gliesch. Loose, as issued, illustrated title-page and 36 superb collotype prints in various shades and hues. A scarce and complete set, the second in the series. Occasional dusting and soiling to outer edges, some slight marginal fraying, but minor, all images clean and bright. The covers of the portfolio are fairly well-preserved, with wear to edges, spine soiled and slightly frayed. A wonderful collection of Jugendstil design, heavily influenced by the Art Nouveau movement in Germany, including the work of Oskar Haebler, Atelier Gopschen, Alex Schopp, Richard Kuhnel Otto Hauschild, Paul Rudolph, Paul Miller and others. No other copies located at time of writing.
Price: $2,750.00 Item #6225