A near pristine copy of this beautifully produced and illustrated study of the innovative cultural mix of fin-de-siècle Vienna and the many important individual contributors, including Klimt, Kokoschka, Schiele, Loos, Mahler, Schönberg, Freud, Wittgenstein and a host of others.
Grey boards, unmarked apart from several tiny paler spots to front (?as issued). Dustwrapper unclipped, very slight shelfwear. Internally unmarked, as new. 400 pp; 742 colour and b&w illus. Please note: this is a heavy book, shipping outside the UK will incur extra charge.
Vienna was home to some of the most extraordinary minds of modern times, and was a vigorous melting-pot of radical new ideas and concepts in every field art, architecture, literature, music, politics, journalism and theatre. Comprising 25 essays on the key movements and figures of the era, this profusely illustrated book is a highly readable portrait of this astonishing cultural ferment and its most important protagonists.