Paris: Mercure de France, 1985. First French edition, in publisher's blue cloth with illustrated dust jacket. Profusely illustrated, mostly in colour. Translated from the original German in to French by Pierre Rusch. Lightly soiled dust jacket, otherwise a very good copy. 348 pages.
Focussing on The Vienna Secession (Wiener Secession / Secession Viennoise), an art movement, closely related to Art Nouveau. It was formed in 1897 by a group of Austrian painters, graphic artists, sculptors and architects, including Josef Hoffman, Koloman Moser, Otto Wagner, and Gustav Klimt.
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