Bienne, Ph. Robert Ried & Neuchâtel, Delachaux & Niestlé, 1909, pp. 45, (2), 18 mounted colour-plates of leaves after paintings by Philippe Robert, each with captions in decorative borders in colour on tissue guards, large oblong folio (485 x 365 mm), uncut, endpapers in colour, decorated cloth in colour with bevelled edges (slightly soiled and spine-ends carefully restored). Edition limited to probably ca. 1000 numbered copies, of which this no. 644. Unobtrusive numerals, inscription and faint stamp. Nice copy.
€ 1.100Magnificent publication and one of the most important contributions of the Swiss Art nouveau style. The letter font by Eugène Grasset. Printing in colour with ornamental borders, initials, vignettes, etc.
* Blunt p. 258 (not mentioning this work).