Auction 354 Illustrated Books 19th - 21st c.

VONDEL, J. v.d. Gysbrecht van Aemstel. d'Ondergang van syn stad en syn ballingschap. Treurspel. (Met inl. d. L. Simons). Haarlem, Erven F. Bohn, 1893(-1901). 2 in 1 vol. (8), 63, 88, (18); (2), 122, (2) pp. W. cold. lithogr. half-ti. & ti., full-p. cold. lithogr. plts. (at the end of vol. 1) & num. cold. & tinted text-vign. Fol. Mod. cf. bind.

Monumental Art Nouveau book, designed by A.J. Derkinderen and published in instalments between 1893 and 1901. According to Braches the first Art Nouveau book to which a group of artists from the period contributed and thus produced a 'Gesamtkunstwerk'. With fine lithographed stage decorations designed by H.P. Berlage and music composed by B. Zweers & A.M.J. Diepenbrock. - Gans, Nieuwe Kunst, pp. 93-4; Braches, Nieuwe Kunst en het boek, no. 940309 and p. 393-406.

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