Steyler Verlagsbuchhandlung Kaldenkirchen, 1962. Hardcover. Thin quqrto. Includes information on missions throughout the worlds, arranged by continent. Many black and white photographic illustrations. Green leatherette boards with gilt title to spine and front board. In green dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Minor wear and chipping to edges and corners of jacket. Browning to interior, heavier on margins, but clean overall. Text in GERMAN only. 205 pages. GER/071620. Very Good / Very Good.
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Berlin: Kurt Wolff / Im Schocken Verlag, 1932 / 1936. Hardcover. First volume has 18 full page plates and 8 illustations in text. In black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Light rubbing to boards. Clean, bright interior. In white dust jacket with red spine panel and white title to spine. In original cardboard slipcase with title to spine panel. Minor wear to edges of case. 307 pages. Second volume is also bound in black cloth boards with gilt title to spine, but it's dust jacket is off-white with black title to spine and front panel. The second volume is not in a slipcase. 287 pages plus 15 plates. In German. GER709281 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Near Fine / Fine.
Wien: R. Lowit Verlag, 1935. Hardcover. A book of poems in German translation from Israel's national poet Chajim Nachman Bialik (1873 - 1934). Third edition. Very good in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor fading to edges of boards and spine. Minor browning to endpapers, else clean and bright. Photographic frontispiece. In light grey dust jacket with blue title to spine and front panels. Minor chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Minor browning to spine and edge of jacket. 193 pages. In German. GER909281. Very Good / Very Good.
Munchen: Theodor Stroefer's Kunstverlag, circa 1890-1910. Hardcover. Blue cloth spine with illustrated paper covered boards titled in brown. Filled with poems and short stories for children (according to jacket aged 6 - 10 years) with charming illustrations on every page. Several have been hand colored. Minor foxing throughout. In original tan dust jacket with light green title to spine and front panels. Minor spots of dampstaining to jacket. Heavy chipping and wear to edges of jacket, which is now preserved in a removable plastic cover. Text in German. A cute book. 88 pages. GER/031819. Very Good / Very Good.
Stuttgart: Carl Krabbe. Hardcover. No date. Very Good in grey illustrated paper wrappers with grey title to front wrapper and black title to spine. Minor edgewear to exterior. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout and a fold out map. A few unopened pages at rear. 88 pages. In German. GER/4213. Very Good.
Lahr: J.H. Gieger, 1868. Hardcover. (Illustrated Village Newpaper. Volume 6) Includes 52 issues bound together in one volume. Good in half leather with marbled paper covered boards. Boards are rubbed, front cover is detached, and leather spine panel is missing. Previous owner inscription to front endpage dated 22/3/69. First two pages are present but detached and have a few chips along the edges. Browning to margins of pages. Includes numerous illustrations. Some of the original yellow paper wrappers bound into rear. 401 pages. A good reading copy. German. GER/4223. Good.
Copenhagen: G.U. Reissel, 1846. Hardcover. Poetry from the middle ages in DANISH. Very good in three quarter tan leather with marbled paper covered boards and black title label to spine. Gilt floral decoration to title label. Four raised bands ruled in gilt to spine. Crack in leather near head of spine and along front hinge, wear / rubbing to hinges and edges of boards. Bookplate of J.P. Jacobsen to front paste down. Jacobsen (1847 - 1885) was a Danish author, poet, and scientist. Decorative end pages. Toning and occasional foxing to interior; text remains bright.There is a sticker to the rear end page stating that in 1981 the binding was treated with preservatives. A thick book. 502 pages; 74 pages; 424 pages. GER/071113. Very Good.
Leipzig and Berlin: Wilhelm Friedrich, 1885. Hardcover. 8vo. Three quater dark brown leather with marble paper covered boards with gilt title on black title label to spine. Gilt floral devices to spine. Minor edgewear and light rubbing to boards. Beautiful gold and black patterned end pages. Book plate of I. H. Epstein to front paste down. Interior is clean and bright, aside from pencil marking on title page. Full marbled edges. An attractive book. IN GERMAN. 219 pages. German Language. GERLANG/092508. Very Good.
19th century. Hardcover. 12mo. From the English of John Bunyan, this is a German version of Pilgrim's Progress. Very good+ in beautiful brown full-leather covered boards. Gilt title and gilt ruling to spine. frontis. Foxing throughout though text is bright. 232 pages. German, text in fraktur. GER210021. Very Good+.
Basel: Buchdruckerei der National Zeitung AG, 1936. Paperback. SCARCE. Very good in yellow wraps, a bit faded around the edges with black title to front cover. Chipping to spine, pen mark to rear cover, and small chip to front cover. This copy belonged to Ottokar Weiss, an associate of James Joyce - with Weiss's ownership inscription dated 1941. Includes charts. 97 pages. German. GER1/01191. Very Good.
Stuttgart: Frieder. Bassermann'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. Hardcover. Near mint red volume with gilt title in illustrated, vg slipcase (some fading and edge wear). Pages are bright, with tipped-in plates of Busch's paintings; commentary in German; his comics in the second half. Excellent condition; 403 pp. German Art. ART/9262. Near Fine.
Stuttgart: K. Thienemanns. Hardcover. Very good- in brownpaper covered boards with illustration to front board. This book has been expertly rebacked with blue cloth. The original spine has been pasted down on top of the modern material. Rubbing to boards and soiling to rear board. Wear to spine ends and corners. Spine rolled. Minor smudging and browning to margins of several pages. Pen markings to a few pages. Text is overall clean and bright with chromolithographic plates by Hoffmann. Text in German fraktur. 176 pages. GER112071. Very Good -.
Basel: Benno Schwabe & Co., 1961. Paperback. Heinrich Bircher was a surgeon, demographer, and military doctor. Very good in original tan paper wrappers with black title to front cover. In German. Includes frontispiece, diagrams, and illustrations. Stamp on front free endpage from previous book store. 88 pages. In German. GER/2153. Very Good.
Halle: Max Niemeyer, 1892. Hardcover. Very good in dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Minor wear to edges of boards and minor rubbing to front cover. Ex-library with stamp from Budapest to title page and writting in pen beneath stamp. Pencil underlining to a few passages in table of contents, but clean otherwise. 327 pages. GER/0422216. Very Good.
Hamburg: Brunn Udvent, 1923. Hardcover. Very good minus thick octavo. Bound in green cloth spine with paper covered decorative boards with embossed faux-leather pattern. Gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards. Interior yellowed; dampstain and rippling along edges of pages. Fold-out tinted frontis; illustrations throughout. In German Script. 648 pages. German. GER/3083. Very Good -.
New York: Ernst Kaufmann, 1910. Hardcover. Red cloth spine with grey paper covered boards. Illustrated pastedown to front cover and dark red title to spine. Minor wear / chipping to edges of boards and minor rubbing / soiling to front cover. Browning to interior and a few spots of foxing. Textblock is a little loose. Includes 4 chromolithographic plates.120 pages. In German. GER210311. Very Good.
Goteborg: Torsten Hedlunds Forlag, 1899. Hardcover. Vg+ in green and gilt boards with black illustration. Leather spine with gilt title and blind stamped decoration. Blind stamped design to rear board. 4to. illus. throughout including frontis. Light spot of foxing throughout. Cocked spine. Bookplate reads, From the Library of Gustaf Tonggren. German. 352 pages. GER209261. Very Good +.
New York: Henry Bill, 1857. Hardcover. With geographical descriptions of the states and territories, French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, chapters on Central America, California, American presidents, and more. IN GERMAN, printed in Fraktur type. Bound in modern black buckram with no title. Foxed throughout with occasional spots of soiling. Filled with over 300 illustrations. Includes 25 full page color illustrations - the frontispiece is a chromolithograph and the others have been hand colored. Most of the color illustrations depict battles on land and at sea. A page between the contents and the first page of text has been removed leaving a stub - it is text weight paper and may have been dedication page. Includes population tables for each state and county based on the 1850 census. Full marbled edges. 880 pages plus 2 pages of ads. GER/110922. Very Good.
Otto Wilhelm Barth. 1966. Hardcover. This book was created to commemorate the 70th birthday of Karlfried Graf Dürckheim (1896 - 1988), German psychotherapist and Zen Master. Fine in black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine and gilt emblem to front cover. In original mylar jacket with white title printed on panel. Chipping to edges of jacket. Frontis photograph and a few black and white illustrations. Clean interior overall with a few pencil markings and ownership stamp from previous owner to front endpaper. 514 pages. In German. GER/4283. Fine / Very Good.
Stuttgart Und Leipzig: Eduard Hallberger, 1881. Hardcover. Dark green three quarter leather with marbled paper covered boards and gilt titles to spines. Four raised bands with decorative embossing to spines. Minor wear to edges of spines, corners, and edges. Some chipping to paper along edges of boards. Interiors are clean overall, though there is some browning to margins and occasional foxing. Endpages are lightly foxed and browned. Tight bindings. In German. An attractive set. 400 pages; 415 pages. GER/060404 This set may require an extra shipping fee. Very Good.
Hameln, Germany: Verlg CW Niemeyer, 1990. Hardcover. An interesting German publication exploring the graphic works of Eberhard Eggers. Wilhelm Paul Eberhard Eggers (1939-2004) was a German graphic artist , painter,sculptor,and Freemason. Artistically, he was considered a representative of modern fantastic realism, whose works are mainly mannerist in their richness of images [Wiki]. Bound in blue cloth with title in black on front cover and spine. In a white pictorial dust jacket with title in black to spine. Jacket has very light signs of handling. Near fine. 158 pages. Measures 10.25 x 8 inches. ART/072722. Near Fine.
Hannover, Germany: Steintor Verlag, 1969. Hardcover. Number 262 of 500 copies, signed and numbered by the artist. The book was also inscribed to Baltimore art dealer Ernest Lowenstein in 1972. The title translates as: "Report from paradise. Six LSD drawings and six paraphrases as well as a title drawing by WP Eberhard Eggers with a critical report and comparative commentary by Rudolf Jüdes." In fact there are 12 illustrations of drawings by Eggers done under the influence of LSD. Wilhelm Paul Eberhard Eggers (1939-2004) was a German graphic artist, painter,sculptor,and Freemason. Artistically, he was considered a representative of modern fantastic realism, whose works are mainly mannerist in their richness of images [Wiki]. Bound in beige nubby cloth with pictorial title label affixed to front cover. Light offsetting to first and last free endpapers. Very good condition. Folio. Pages 3-7 + 12 plates. ART/080822. Very Good.