Berlin: Ernst Wasmuth, 1902. First edition. Softcover. Quarto (11 1/2 x 8 1/4"). pp (Advertisement), , 39, pp (Text and illustrations), pp (Advertisement). Original decorative wrappers, with dark blue lettering to front cover.
This second special issue of the German architecture magazine "Berliner Architekturwelt" is entirely dedicated to the work of Bruno Möhring (1863-1929), a renown German architect, urban planner, and designer, who was one of the most important architects of the Jugendstill (Art Nouveau) in Germany.
The magazine is lavishly illustrated with 68 in-text and full-page b/w illustrations and photographic reproductions showing some of Bruno Möhring's best examples of Jugendstill architecture and interior design, such as:
- 4 pages of architectural drawings of bridge projects.
- A page of architectural drawing and floor plans regarding the construction of a water tower in Klein-Glienicke.
- 2 pages of b/w photographic reproductions depicting the Bülowstraße subway station, in Berlin (inaugurated on March 11, 1902).
- 4 pages of architectural drawings + a tissue-guarded color plate depicting exterior and interior views of "Restaurant Koss," a German restaurant at the 1900 Paris World Fair.
- 2 pages of architectural drawings and floor plans depicting exterior views of the Clauß Feist hotel in Traben an der Mosel.
- 3 pages of b/w photographic reproductions showing exterior and interior views of a pavilion for the 1902 art and textile exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany. After the exhibition fair was over, the pavilion was purchased by José Landero y Coss for the establishment of the Compañía Mexicana de Exposición Permanente, shipped to Mexico, and reassembled between 1903 and 1905.
- 2 pages of drawings depicting jewelery designed by Bruno Möhring for the 1900 Paris World Fair.
- 3 pages of b/w photographic reproductions, architectural drawing and floor plan depicting exterior and interior views of the Ernst Paul Lehmann factory building in Brandenburg an der Havel.
- 6 pages of b/w photographic reproductions showing interior views of Ernst Paul Lehmann's villa (bedrooms, work study, living room, heating grids, door handles, etc..)
Includes 4 hors-text tissue-guarded color tipped-in plates: 1) A view of the Krebsee; 2) A charcoal depicting the Ziegelei factory; 3) Decoration of "Salon B" at Restaurant Koss; 4) A stained glass window.
Some age-toning to wrappers. Covers separated but present. Book block detached, with most pages loose but present. Text in German. Wrappers in overall fair, interior in good+ to very good condition. f to vg. Item #40984