Plauen, Vogtland: Christian Stoll, 1900s. First edition. Hardcover. Oblong Folio. (1) 24 plates. Original three quarter orange cloth over illustrated, string-tied boards with green lettering on cover. Title page featuring ornamental design and plain lettering rendered lithographically.
Collection of twenty-four plates featuring stunning color lithographs, printed by C. G. Röder, in Leipzig, with extraordinarily detailed and beautiful Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) compositions hightened by hand. The plates contain elaborate ornamental designs of intertwined floral motifs and geometric forms, produced in several printing procedures. Not listed in the catalogs "Vorlagenwerke" Berlin and Eichstätt.
Text in German. Portfolio binding with some wear, cloth corners mostly missing, some closed tears at head of spine, light fraying. Top and bottom string all but missing and front cover stained with some foxing, back cover stained. Some age-toning of plates in margins, motifs crisp. Binding in overall fair, plates in very good condition, motifs fine. Fair to fine condition. Item #49041