Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
XI. Olympischen Spiele Berlin 1936 [Official invitation from Dr. Joseph Goebbels to Reich Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joachim von Ribbentrop]. Goebbels Dr.
XI. Olympischen Spiele Berlin 1936 [Official invitation from Dr. Joseph Goebbels to Reich Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joachim von Ribbentrop]

XI. Olympischen Spiele Berlin 1936 [Official invitation from Dr. Joseph Goebbels to Reich Ambassador to the United Kingdom Joachim von Ribbentrop]

Berlin: NP, 1936. Softcover. Oblong quarto (8 1/4" x 12 1/4"). Original color-illustrated front cover depicting an aerial view of the island of Pfaueninsel. Unique official invitation to the Olympic Summer Fete from Reich Minister of Propaganda Dr. Joseph Goebbels to the newly appointed German ambassador to the United Kingdom and future German Foreign Secretary, Joachim von Ribbentrop and his wife, Anna Elisabeth. The celebration was to take place on August 15, 1936 at 7pm in Pfaueninsel, an island in the River Havel situated in Berlin-Wannsee (southwestern Berlin.) The invitation is printed on a cream linen cardstock and the interior contains two duo-tone illustrated views of the island. The card is fully printed except for the title and names of the von Ribbentrops which are elegantly handwritten in blue ink. Punched ring-holder holes along upper edge (not affecting text or illustrations). Moderate foxing and creasing along edges. Minor foxing along gutter. Text in German. Invitation in overall good+ condition. g. Item #34720

Price: $1,500.00

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