Item #24029 Ball Der Stadt; Jugendstill/Wiener Werkstatte. Remigius Geyling.
Ball Der Stadt; Jugendstill/Wiener Werkstatte
Ball Der Stadt; Jugendstill/Wiener Werkstatte

Ball Der Stadt; Jugendstill/Wiener Werkstatte

Vienna: Berger Druck, 1909. First edition. leather_bound. Unpaginated. 14.5 x 16.6 cm. Celebrates the Ball Der Stadt in the year 1809 with twelve chromolithographic plates by Geyling, an Austrian painted and stage designer. The images printed on boards present scenes from Viennese history with this one commemorating the second conquest of Vienna by Napoleon, an illustrated score by Hadyn, and commemorating social events in Vienna during 1809. The covers are pristine, white leather designed by Wilhelm Melzer, who also designed the illustrated box holding latter. The Wiener Werkstätte is this publication, one of the loveliest Viennese "dance-gift" of the period -- an outstanding document of the Viennese Art Nouveau. The expressive illustrations show scenes from the Viennese history. One tie lacking. Orig. white leather decorated in gilt, black and red. Aeg. Fine in slightly rubbed lettered and decorated box with white cloth tie. Item #24029

Price: $750.00

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