ABELS (Ludwig, editor)DAS INTERIEUR. Wiener Monatshefte für angewandte Kunst. Redigirt Dr. Ludwig Abels. III. Jahrgang. 184 Textseiten mit 297 Illustrationen und 104 Bilder-Tafeln.
Wien, Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co., 1902.
Small folio, loose as issued in publisher’s gilt decorated green buckram chemise with ties. (4) pp., 184 pp., 108 plates including 4 additional plates numbered 5bis, 26bis, 27bis and 29bis, 19 double-page plates and 66 colour or tinted plates. Complete.
First Edition, very rare.
Third volume of one of the most important, and beautiful journals promoting the Viennese Art Nouveau with a focus on interior decoration and architecture, under the editorial direction of Ludwig Abels. Presenting articles by noted cultural figures on various aspects of interior decor including room arrangement, furniture, lamps, fireplaces, decorative objects, etc. With many illustrations, showing the work of Leopold Bauer, Max Bernirschke, Franz Exler, Franz Krauss, F. Moro, Josef Niedermoser, Josef Urban and many others.
Text a bit dusty and with the edges faintly spotted, a very good copy.