German Jugenstil Art Nouveau graphic arts 1913 Meggendorfer Blatter 13 issues colorBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Germany early 20th century printed culture, periodicals, comic illustration, societal satire].
Bound collection of 13 early 20th century original issues of the Meggendorfer-Blatter, a German periodical dedicated to arts and entertainment.
Published just prior to World War I, the collection provides a fascinating look at pre-war German artistic and cultural life.
Scarce collection in original Jugendstil publishers binding. All issues complete, each with color cover, dozens of color pages throughout.
Meggendorfer-Blatter, Munchen, Zeitschrift Fur Humor und Kunst.
Published 1913, Munich, verlag von J.F. Schreiber. 93. Band.
13 Volumes, 260 pages. Gilt and lettered cover in typical strong Viennese/ German Jugenstil ornamental style.
Binding still attractive but showing signs of time, age and handling. Light staining to covers, spine mostly perished and lacking (due to fragile nature of material). Paper fairly brittle as typical given original newsprint paper used.
Very clean internally, a few loose pages, couple issues loosened, etc. but overall still pleasing.
Book measures: 11 1/4" H X 8 1/4" W.