Art Nouveau books that should be in your collection

A Listmania! list by Jackie Lynn (Shreveport, LA)
The list author says: "I thought today I would help someone else find books that would inspire them in whatever medium they work in; they have inspired my stained glass work."
Prague & Art Nouveau
1.  Prague & Art Nouveau by Marie Vitochova
The list author says:
  "This is a great hardcover reference book, all color and has interesting text. There are interior shots of The Mayorial Hall murals by Mucha you can't see unless you buy a ticket to a performance."
Used & New from: $9.99

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Art-Nouveau Prague
2.  Art-Nouveau Prague by Petr Wittlich
The list author says:
  "Great Bargain! It is a soft cover, light to carry, full-color, richly photographed guide with the addresses.  I did not know there was a Museum of Decorative Arts."
$26.01   Used & New from: $17.19
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Art Nouveau and Art Deco Lighting
3.  Art Nouveau and Art Deco Lighting by Alastair Duncan
The list author says:
  "This is a thick reference book on the history of lighting design companies and the designers. Most of the images B&W, but there are some color catalog photos as well."
Used & New from: $3.34
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ART NOUVEAU BING PARIS STYLE 1900 [Paperback]
4.  ART NOUVEAU BING PARIS STYLE 1900 [Paperback] by Gabriel P. Weisberg
The list author says:
  "This is a thick, 288 page, catalog from a traveling museum show with period photos of interiors and numerous color photos of these treasures today.
The text is an in depth history of the period."
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Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement
5.  Textiles of the Arts and Crafts Movement by Linda Parry
The list author says:
  "This a a gem of a softcover rich in color images of pattern. This movement matched the Art Nouveau period and both shared roots in the natural world.
One of the period photos shows women making hand-knotted carpets."
$22.20   Used & New from: $14.97
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Jugendstil Art Nouveau
6.  Jugendstil Art Nouveau by Siegfried Wichmann
The list author says:
  "This is a large richly photographed reference book covering the natural world using drawings and photos of the art works to show how the ideas evolved into finished products. This should inspire any artist."
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Art Nouveau
7.  Art Nouveau by Rossana Bossaglia
The list author says:
  "This one is an introductory to the study of Art Nouveau; it is thin. There is some text and some good color photos of furniture and textiles rightfully bargain priced."
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Art Nouveau Style
8.  Art Nouveau Style by Laurence Buffet-Challie
The list author says:
  "This is a great bargain, a large soft book that shows art from interiors and old auction catalogs,examples of design in a wide range of mediums to inspire any artist."
Used & New from: $27.89
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Triumph of Art Nouveau: Paris Exhibition, 1900
9.  Triumph of Art Nouveau: Paris Exhibition, 1900 by Philippe Jullian
The list author says:
  "This would be the event catalog with B&W period photos of the exhibit pavilions and art shown for sale. The text is very interesting and really puts you there."
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Emile Galle (First Paperback Edition, Very Good)
10.  Emile Galle (First Paperback Edition, Very Good) by Philippe Garner
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  "This is a must have book for the Art Nouveau collector.  It tells Galle's story and shows his home and factory in black and white photos."
Used & New from: $15.75

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Paris 1900
11.  Paris 1900 by Franco Borsi
The list author says:
  "This is a large thick detailed volume;Most photos are period exteriors,with some color, and nice old blueprints. There is text about the different architects' styles, a  timeline, and a long Bibliography."
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Guide To Art Nouveau Style
12.  Guide To Art Nouveau Style by William Hardy
The list author says:
  "My 1986 128-page hardcover is an all-color, lush introduction to Art Nouveau; it would make a very nice gift. It covers all mediums from architecture, to crafts, to print."
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Qualifications: European traveler, art book collector, art nouveau collector, artist
Last updated: 8/24/10
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