Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Das Münster in Essen (The Cathedral in Essen). Albert Renger-Patzsch, Kurt Wilhelm Kästner.
Das Münster in Essen (The Cathedral in Essen)
Das Münster in Essen (The Cathedral in Essen)
Das Münster in Essen (The Cathedral in Essen)
Das Münster in Essen (The Cathedral in Essen)

Das Münster in Essen (The Cathedral in Essen)

Essen: Fredebeul & Koenen, 1929. Sonderausgabe. Softcover. 1/150. Sm. folio. Portfolio. 65pp. booklet plus 82 loose plates housed in clamshell box. The book has cream wrappers with black lettering on cover. Foxing and minor creasing to wraps. Illustrated with b/w drawings. Includes detailed text of the history and architecture of the Münster and a list of description of the plates. The 82 plates are mounted b/w photographs of the cathedrale's interior as well as 2 photos of the exterior. The photos are by Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897-1966), the famous avant-garde photographer of the 1920's and 30's. Clamshell box has black spine with gilt title and copper paper covered boards. Outer bottom edge torn. Corner of upper edge repaired with white tape. Wear to corners of head and tail on spine and edges. Some rubbing and discoloration to box. A beautiful portfolio of this grand cathedrale in the German city of Essen. The first part of the cathedrale was finished in 873 A.D. Text in German by Julius Kauermann. Book and plates in very good, clamshell box in fair condition. Scarce. g. Item #13419

Price: $1,250.00

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