Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 916

 
Gustav Falke - Das Büchlein Immergrün, 1903

916
Gustav Falke
Das Büchlein Immergrün, 1903
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 220
Sold:
€ 204 / $ 224

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Falke, G., Das Büchlein Immergrün. Eine Auswahl Deutscher Lyrik für Junge Mädchen. With colored gilt-heightened title, endpapers in colors and book décor by H. Vogeler. Cologne, Schafstein 1905. Red orig. cloth wih gilt-tooled front board and top edge gilt. Small 8vo.

Schug 470 and1405. - Klotz 1392/1. - Stuck-Villa 517. - Pressler p. 178 and 203. - First edition. - "The intimate book is a prime example of Art Nouveau's liking for preciousness. The color cloth binding with tooled gilt decorations is followed by endpapers in the style of boudoir wallpaper, the noble title, printed in gold and colored by hand and the text pages which are decorated with gilt borders and gilt ornaments" (translation of quote from Schug). - Nice and clean copy.

916
Gustav Falke
Das Büchlein Immergrün, 1903
Estimate:
€ 200 / $ 220
Sold:
€ 204 / $ 224

(incl. 20% surcharge)