590 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. The 1890s to 1920, a period of remarkable change of Austrian politics, war and art. Dozens of artists form new principles of design; some are in the Secessionist Movement; some join the Wiener Werkstatte. Biographies appear at the end of the book. Clean and bright throughout; backstrip creased but binding tight; slipcase in fine condition. Italian text.