Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

50 Jahre Elsner-Druck 1871-1921

Berlin: Otto Elsner Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1921. Softcover. 4to. Unpaginaterd (50pp). Some pages unopened, as published. Original illustrated wraps with blind-stamped borders. Published to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Elsner-Druck, who was one of the finest book printing & graphic design companies in 1920's Europe. Profusely illustrated with reproductions in photogravure of the founders & employee's of the company, in-text color drawings, as well as a group photograph taken on the 25th anniversary. Many pages in stunning decorative borders, some in gold, black and green. Coffee-stain on lower fore-edge of front wrapper. Some age wear, creasing and staining on wraps. Chipping to tail of spine. Creasing on upper right corner of last 3 pages, not affecting text or images, staining on same area of last page. Text in German. Laid-in, double-page fold-out with names of former employee's who died in World War I., decorated in gold and black. Very slight foxing on front of fold-out. Wraps in good-, interior in very good condition. Scarce. g. Item #22481

Price: $250.00

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