Art Nouveau line drawings 1902 Advertising Germany Jugenstil Fliegende Blatter bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[German periodicals & magazine Advertising, Satire, 20th Century Illustrated Magazines, Fantastic Illustration, modern Fantasy Art origins].
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Published 1902, Munich by Braun & Schneider.
Issues 2971-2996. c. 850 pages total. Profusely illustrated throughout., Consecutive run of 25 issues plus the rare extensive run of ads, bound as issued in a period German binding.
The supplemental advertising sections for each weekly issue, typically 8-10 pp. each, each week over 100 illustrated ads, often changing over time, many today rare and appearing here just once. the advertising section fills twice as much paper in the volume as the periodical itself.
Countless of line drawings and specimens of original artwork found across the entire run. With the three rare color lithographed title pages by Adamo for each volume in wonderful Art Nouveau style.
Original period 1/2 cloth binding, marbled covers, spine gilt lettered & ruled.
Collection of 25 complete issues of this now rare Jugendstil-era German satire magazine.
A splendid range of drawing, countless dozens of fine artists work, much of it appearing nowhere else outside these pages. Over 1500 original drawings within, the vast majority literally unknown today, a gold mine of German advertising for the era.
A treasure trove of excellent Jugenstil late-19th century line drawings by some of the most talented pen artists working in Germany and Europe during this late century era. One of the sources of inspiration for the then emerging field of modern fantasy illustration such as Rackham, Dulac, Kley, Klimt, Mucha, Robinson and so on.
Book measures: 11" H X 9" W.