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Title:The Sacred Spring: The Arts in Vienna 1898-1918
Category:Art & Design
Item ID:DH00-008105
Publisher:New York Graphic Society, New York, 1974
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Very Good
New York Graphic Society, 1974, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, Unstated

Size: 4to. 224 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Yellow gilt stamped cloth over boards, decorated endpapers, Historical Table, Map of Vienna, Checklist of Graphic Artists, Footnotes, Index, Introduction by Adolf Opel, 24 color plates and 117 black-and-white illustrations. Spine ends bumped, light toning around perimeter of pages. In a color illustrated dust jacket that is bumped at spine ends, corners and along top edges, lightly scuffed. "In 1898 the Emperor Franz Joseph celebrated fifty years on the Austrian throne. Twenty years later Austria's empire lay in ruins. In the space of those years, Vienna enjoyed a cultural golden age which was one of the most fruitful periods in the history of the arts in Europe. The artists themselves called it a 'sacred spring'. This book surveys the whole range of Vienna's artistic achievements during these years. The Sacred Spring is the first detailed and authoritative study of a period of remarkable artistic achievement and influence. Many of the photographs were specially taken for this book, and a number of the objects have never before been published." Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3 lbs 8 oz. Category: Art & Design; Books; ISBN: 0821206192. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 008105.
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