Rare binding by the famous Wiener Werkstatte, with their gold foil stamp on the front pastedown. The binding is half-parchment with beautiful marbled paper over boards, likely designed by WW's co-founder Kolomon Moser. Die Sechzehnte Ehefreude: Eine Satire auf die Funfzehn Freuden der Ehe. Authored anonymously, illustrated by Fran von Bayros with erotic frontis, plus decorative borders, head and tail pieces and half-title vignette.Limited edition, number 365 of 600 copies printed on Strathmore Japan paper. The text is in German and French. (6.5 x 4.5 inches). Published in Wien (Vienna) by Rud. Very Good to Near Fine condition. Minor staining to the covers (few faint spots of black soiling to the front board mainly), slight rubbing to corners and edges; clean interior, tight binding. Wiener Werkstatte bindings are very rare on the market. A different copy of this book, but with the same binding style, was exhibited in the 2017 show "BOOK COVERS OF THE WIENER WERKSTÄTTE" held at the MAK (Museum for Applied Arts) in Vienna, Austria, the former home of Wiener Werkstatte.
A humorous work on the 16 Joys of Marriage. The item "RARE Wiener Werkstatte Fine Binding 1909 Sechzehnte Ehefreude Bayros Moser Illus" is in sale since Thursday, December 17, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "books_n*at" and is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.