Leipzig: Bibliographisches Institut, 1899-1904.
First edition of this famous and marvelous work by German biologist, Ernst Haeckel (1834 -1919). At the start of the twentieth century, 'Kunst-Formen der Natur' had a considerable influence on decorative design in the art nouveau period depicting fantastic, real forms and structures found in animal and plant life.Item #1162
Bound in publisher's illustrated portfolio clothboxes, each box 315 mm x 395 mm, 100 chromolithographs, issued in 11 parts, unbound in the original pictorial wrappers; a very good copy rarely offered complete.
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