Vienna: Bruder Rosenbaum, 1909. Original wrapperes designed by Koloman Mosere in a repeated design of hearts in pink, red, black and white; string tie. Nearly fine copy of a rare and fragile production. In modern custom box with sliding top, gilt lettering and pink lining. Twelve unnumbered pages with decorated borders documenting a ballet by the Austrian composer, Julius Bittner, performed in 1909 at the Vienna State Opera House. Five photographic plates show opulent costumes in Secessionist style reminiscent of Emilie Floge's dresses and probably designed by Koloman Moser who designed for dancers for traditional theater and for the legendary Kabarett Fledermaus. A founding member of the Vienna Secession and a co-founder of the Wiener Werkstatte, he was a prolific designer of domestic and commercial projects, textiles, furniture, glass and porcelain.OCLC: copies at Harvard, Cambridge, and the Getty. Decorated Wrappers. Fine. Illus. by Koloman Moser. Small Square 8vo. (Inventory #: 004471)
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