LOT 1780
SOLD €7500,00

[Visual Statistics] Otto Neurath (1882-1945) Bildstatisches Elementarwerk

Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft - Bildstatisches Elementarwerk. Das Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum in Wien zeigt in 100 farbigen Bildtafeln. Produktionsformen/ Gesellschaftsordnungen/ Kulturstufen/ Lebenshaltungen. Bibliographisches Institut AG. in Leipzig. By Otto Neurath. Leipzig, printed by Bibliographisches Institut Ag., 1930, 130p. Oblong (31.7x47cm). With 100 coloured plates.

Fine copy of the first edition of Otto Neurath's groundbreaking Visual Statistics in portfolio form. Loose contents in their original cloth binding. Edges and corners slightly worn, cloth has some stains. With this groundbreaking publication Otto Neurath, a German philosopher, economist, and director of the museum for 'Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft' changed the course of statistics by introducing spectacular visuals to quantitative information. Thereby setting the first example for the modern display of statistical data.

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