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image of Kriegszeit. Künstlerflugblätter [War time. Artistic broadsides], nos. 1 (August 1914) through 64-65 (March 1916) (all published)

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Berlin: Verlag Paul Cassirer, 1914-1916. Folios (ca. 47.5 × 32 cm). Original pictorial self-wrappers; most issues 4 pp. Housed in original cloth-backed printed card portfolio; the latter professionally repaired; most issues toned due to stock, as usual, and with a few occasional nicks but overall an about very good set. A complete run of the important WWI-era periodical,… Read more
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$4,500.00
image of Probedrucke von Otto Elsner, Buchdruckerei und Verlagsbuchhandlg

Probedrucke von Otto Elsner, Buchdruckerei und Verlagsbuchhandlg

by Trade catalogue.- Otto Elsner, Berlin

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1914
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$8,500.00

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1914. Presentation album promoting the work of the pioneering printing firm, including unpaginated (16 pp.) introductory text printed in blue, black, silver and white within elaborately ornamented borders, and 12 mounted samples of work by the firm, including publicity brochures, advertisements, pamphlets, stationery, and other items, most in striking colors, compositions and formats, with descriptions on decorative tissue guards.… Read more
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image of Le Cirque Animé. Album-Jeu du Père Castor Flammarion

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Unpaginated volume containing 8 cardstock leaves depicting members of the circus to be cut out and assembled with small paper fasteners such as brads, one side of the cardstock page in chromolithograph, the reverse in black and white with indications as to where to fold and attach the various pieces, the circus figures include an elephant, wrestlers, acrobats, musical… Read more
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$2,500.00
image of Die Zeichnungen in der Universitatsbibliothek Erlangen

Die Zeichnungen in der Universitatsbibliothek Erlangen

by Erlangen. Universitat Bibliothek

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2 vols., 405 pp. critical catalogue, ed. by Elfried Bock, of 1666 drawings, concordances, index, 29 text illus., 613 excellent facsimile illus. on 302 plates. 4to. Vellum-backed boards. Frankfurt (Prestel) 1929. (Kataloge der Prestel-Gesellschaft, I). The splendid Prestel Gesellschaft catalogue of the drawings at Erlangen, originally in the possession of the Dukes of Ansbach. The emphasis of the collection… Read more
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Der Meister von 1515; Nachbildungen seiner Kupferstiche

by Kristeller, Paul, ed

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$250.00

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Meister von 1515. 8 pp. introd., notes, catalogue of engravings by the unknown North Italian master, 37 excellent facsimile plates. Sm. folio. Orig. cloth-backed boards. Berlin (Bruno Cassirer) 1916. (Graphische Gesellschaft, 22). Chamberlin 2421.
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L'Estampe Française; Essais; Graveurs et Marchands

by Courboin, François

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$85.00

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X, 215 pp. text on 18th-century French engravers, their tools, patrons, dealers, and working conditions, list of engravers and merchants and their addresses, bibliography, index, 59 plates. Large 8vo. Orig. printed wrpps. Brussels/Paris (Van Oest) 1914. (Bibliothèque de l'Art du XVIIIe Siècle). One of 500 copies of the standard work published for the Société pour l'Etude de la Gravure… Read more
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Anmut des Nordens: Wilhelm Heuer und sein Graphisches Werk

by Salamon, Fred & Meinhard Knigge

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$75.00

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Heuer. 288 pp. study of Heuer's prints of views and landmarks of German cities and landscape, especially of Hamburg and the Elbe, indexes, bibliography, hundreds of color illustrations. Neumunster (Wachholtz) 1996.
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239 pp. text on the history of printing in St. Gall, Switzerland, focusing on the weekly and daily newspapers produced by Zollikofer & Co. from 1600 through the 20th century, with documents, chronology, text tables (1 folding), appendices, bibliography, index, and 66 illustrations on plates (some with red typographic details) showing newspaper pages, printing samples, etc. Sm. 4to. 1/2… Read more
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$50.00
image of Peau-Brune: De St-Nazaire a La Ciotat. Journal de Bord de F.-L. Schmied

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Exquisite unpag. example of Art Deco book design, detailing a 3-month journey the artist undertook with Jean Dunand aboard the schooner Peau-Brune, sailing from St. Nazaire in Brittany, around the Iberian Peninsula and through the Strait of Gibraltar, to the town of La Ciotat on the coast of Provence, fashioned as a logbook with chronological entries related to specific… Read more
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Uit het Werk Aart van Dobbenburgh

by Dobbenburgh, Aart van, Willem Josiah de Gruyter & Willem Banning

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31 pp. text consisting of an introduction by de Gruyter, commentary by Banning and list of plates, including 32 reproductions after lithographs by the artist, and one hand pulled original print, signed and dated in pencil, laid in. 4to. Cloth stamped in gold. Covers slightly warped. 's-Graveland, Holland (Uitgeverij De Driehoek) 1941. Limited edition,… Read more
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image of Einblattholzschnitte des XV. und XVI. Jahrhunderts von den Originalstocken Gedruckt

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Unpag. (8 pp.) booklet with title, introductory text, and descriptions, accompanying 11 woodcuts printed from original old woodblocks in the Berlin Kupferstichkabinett, the Germanische Museum in Nuremberg, and the Maihingen Collection, mounted on 9 leaves with passepartouts. Folio. Boards portfolio, front cover damaged. Munich (Munchner Drucke) 1925. One of only 110 copies.
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Zeichnungen Alter Meister in der Kunsthalle zu Hamburg. Italiener

by Hamburg. Hamburger Kunsthalle

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$550.00

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Unpaginated (ca. 17 pp., printed recto only) preface and descriptive inventory by Gustav Pauli accompanying a presentation of 30 mat-mounted photogravures faithfully reproducing a selection of Italian old master drawings in the museum's holdings, including works by Bartolommeo, Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Lippi, Piranesi, Raphael, Da Vinci, Zoppo, and others. Plates folio; text 4to. Items housed loose as issued… Read more
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image of Zeichnungen Alter Meister im Kupferstich-Kabinett des Grossherzoglichen Museums zu Weimar

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First series. Ed. by Hans von der Gabelentz. 30 superb facsimile plates in collotype (some in tint or color) repr. drawings of the German, French, Italian, and Netherlandish schools. Laid in: 30 pp. text fascicule (1913) in 8vo. describing the drawings. Large folio. Orig. portf. Frankfurt 1923. (Veroeffentlichung der Prestel-Gesellschaft, 1). Chamberlin 2467.
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$275.00
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Veit Stoss: Nachbildungen seiner Kupferstiche

by Baumeister, Engelbert

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$175.00

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6 pp. introductory text on the life and work of Wit Stwosz (c. 1445 - 1533), the Polish-born sculptor active in Germany, scholarly notes, and critical list, and 13 excellent gravure plates showing the etchings, a few with side-by-side views of different states. Sm. folio. Cloth-backed boards. Berlin (Bruno Cassirer) 1913. (Graphische Gesellschaft, 17).
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Holzschnitte der Guildhall-Bibliothek zu London

by London. Guildhall Library

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$285.00

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6 pp. introductory material including annotated list of plates by Campbell Dodgson, 12 excellent plates (4 in fine color) showing early woodcuts in the London collection. Large folio. Orig. cloth-backed boards. Berlin (Bruno Cassirer) 1914. (Graphische Gesellschaft, 20).
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image of Die Zurcherische Buchillustration von den Anfangen bis um 1850

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251 pp. history of book illustration and printing in Zurich from the time of Sigmund Rot and Hans Ruegger at the turn of the 16th century through the first half of the 19th century, notes, bibliography, indices, 230 nice illustrations. 4to. Dec. boards. Zurich (Schweizerische Bibliophilen-Gesellschaft) 1952. Limited edition.
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image of Daniel Chodowiecki.  62 Bisher Unveroffentlichte Handzeichnungen zu dem Elementarwerk von Johann Bernhard Basedow

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Chodowiecki. Unpaginated (4 pp.) introductory matter, 62 facsimile reproductions of drawings on 39 tipped-in plates. 4to. Full vellum. Vellum has stiffened and covers no longer close all of the way. Frankfurt (Voigtlander- Tetzner) 1922. (X. Veroeffentlichung der Prestel-Gesellschaft). Freitag 1647. One of 100 deluxe numbered copies. Basedow, the 18th-century educational reformer, commissioned these drawings from Chodowiecki as illustrations for… Read more
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image of Meisterzeichnungen aus der Sammlung Franz Koenigs-Haarlem.  Franzosische Meister des XVIII Jahrhunderts

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(7) pp. text on the set of 21 plates showing drawings by 18th century French masters in the collection of Franz Koenigs-Haarlem, including works by Fragonard, Watteau, and others, with list of illustrations, and 21 fine colored or tinted facsimile plates tipped-in and mounted. Folio. Text bound in wrpps. with string, housed with plates loose in 1/2 vellum and… Read more
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image of Die Inseln Wak Wak; eine Erzaehlung aus 1001 Nacht

Die Inseln Wak Wak; eine Erzaehlung aus 1001 Nacht

by Slevogt, Max (illustrator)

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Slevogt. 146 pp. popular German text of one of the 1001 Arabian Nights' tales, 56 original lithographic illus. by Slevogt. Folio. Modern cloth, cover illustration (frayed and soiled) mounted on front cover. Berlin (Bruno Cassirer) 1922. One of 360 copies, signed in pencil by the artist on the colophon page. The Artist and the… Read more
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Mejers. 3 vols., 25, 7, VI pp. text on the comprehensive work of Mejers, who was the first person to completely map the country of Denmark, with bibliographic notes, text tables, indices, and 291 color plates (some folding) showing maps of regions throughout the country. Folio. 1/2 cloth and boards, embossed seal, spines very sl. rubbed, some covers sl.… Read more
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