Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Das Olympia-Buch. Kurt Doerry, Wilhelm Dörr.
Das Olympia-Buch
Das Olympia-Buch
Das Olympia-Buch

Das Olympia-Buch

München: Olympia-Verlag, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Large quarto. XVI, 352pp. Uncut. Original gold-stamped red leather with gilt-decorated spine in matching cloth clamshell box. Top edge gilt. Short handwritten preface in facsimile by Paul von Hindenburg. A splendid evocation of sport and the Olympics in 1927 illustrated with 20 mounted full-page reproductions of drawings in vibrant colors by Gustav Boese, drawings in duo-tone by Erhard Erdmann as well as reproductions of photographs also in duo-tone. Each color plate protected by tissue guard. Minor rubbing to corners, slight scuffing to boards. Age wear to clamshell box, two small closed tears along head and tail of spine on cover of box, foxing to interior of clamshell. Text in German, Gothic script. Clamshell in overall good-, binding and interior in very good condition. Rare deluxe edition in a beautiful binding. vg. Item #35300

Price: $2,000.00

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