Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Bilder aus Schwaben. 15 Originalaufnahmen. Schwarzwald u. Donautal. Otto Lossen.
Bilder aus Schwaben. 15 Originalaufnahmen. Schwarzwald u. Donautal
Bilder aus Schwaben. 15 Originalaufnahmen. Schwarzwald u. Donautal
Bilder aus Schwaben. 15 Originalaufnahmen. Schwarzwald u. Donautal
Bilder aus Schwaben. 15 Originalaufnahmen. Schwarzwald u. Donautal

Bilder aus Schwaben. 15 Originalaufnahmen. Schwarzwald u. Donautal

Stuttgart: Curt Winkler, 1923. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 1/25 Ausgabe A. (1) 15 plates (8.5 x 11 photographs mounted on 14 x 18.5 stiff plates). Original vellum portfolio with gilt-stamped framed illustration and lettering on cover. Fifteen breathtaking original photographs of the Black Forest and the Donau Valley by Otto Lossen on Hauff-Plates (Hauff-Platten), glass plates reducing 'blooming' around light sources, particularly in night photography. The prints were made by Dr. Lossen & Co. Lichtbildgesellschaft mbH on paper by Gustav Schäfelen; the portfolio was produced by bookbinder G. Balz based on a design by Ernst Heineken. The portfolio contains 15 motifs as listed on a separate loose leaf: Kloster Hirsau; Schweinbachtal bei Hirsau; Nagoldtal; Aus dem Schwarzwald; Winter auf dem Kniebis; Schwarzwaldhaus beim Kniebis; two different motifs entitled Die Donau bei Friedingen; Schloß Bronnen im Oberen Donautal; Erzabtei Beuron; Stiegelfelsen bei Beuron; Schloß Werenwag im Oberen Donautal; Schloß Sigmaringen; Abend im Donauried; Im Donauried. Text in German. Some rubbing and smudging with few minor stains on covers. Some age-toning of portfolio. Three inch closed tear at head of spine. Some plates for mounted photographs with light creasing of edges. Portfolio in overall good+, stiff plates in very good, prints in fine condition. vg. Item #36951

Price: $7,500.00

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