Von der Pflanze zum Ornament. Dreissig Farbige Tafeln Mit Text.
Göppingen: Jllig & Müller, . Folio, title-page, two leaves, 30 color lithograph plates. Disbound plates housed in the original four-fold green paper portfolio with art nouveau style illustrated title to upper board in dark-green, green floral paper flaps, and green cloth backstrip. Portfolio has a few bumps at the edges and corners, one of the paper flaps has some chips and tears, all the plates are in very fine condition. A stunning example of Jugendstil or German art nouveau, in a portfolio comprised of elaborate floral designs often arranged in perfectly symmetrical patterns, divided according to the four seasons, and accompanied by botanical drawings which correspond to the flowers used in the stylized designs.
(Item Id: 108616)