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Joventut. Periodich Catalanista: Art, Ciencia, Literatura. Vol. I, no. 1 (January, 1900) through Vol. VII, no. 359 (December 1906) (all published).

7 volumes, each volume approx. 500-800 pp., being the complete run, with accompanying indices and supplements, of the renowned Art Nouveau periodical, directed by Alexandre de Riquer and Lluis Via and published under the auspices of the "Unio Catalanista", with critical, literary, artistic, and scientific contributions by many of the most important cultural figures of the time, profusely illustrated throughout after photographs, paintings, and reproductions of graphic works. 4to. Orig. publisher's cloth with elaborate decorative embossing, some slight soiling and rubbing to extremities. Barcelona 1900-1906.

The rare periodical was a major forum for the presentation and reviews of "modernista" literature, criticism, theater, music, and visual art in Barcelona and greater Catalonia, as well as discussing current aesthetic trends in Europe. It featured much cutting edge art, architecture and literature, and in its first year of publication was the first review to reproduce a work by Picasso.

Book ID: 43045

Price: $6,000.00