Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Item #44188 Der Waldläufer. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Max Slevogt. Gabriel Ferry, Max Slevogt, Ill.
Der Waldläufer. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Max Slevogt
Der Waldläufer. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Max Slevogt
Der Waldläufer. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Max Slevogt

Der Waldläufer. Mit Steinzeichnungen von Max Slevogt

Berlin: Propyläen, 1921. First edition. Hardcover. Signed original frontispiece lithograph, Reiterkampf, on Japan paper. 359/1500. Small Folio. Original half cloth over red paper-covered boards with black vignette on cover. Black top edge. Frontispiece lithograph. Title page in green and black with publisher's device. Historiated initials.

This Apache novel "Le coureur des bois" was published under the pseudonym Gabriel Ferry (Graf Louis de Bellmare) in 1850. A German translation by Füllner followed in 1851 but it took the edited German version by Julius Hoffmann to gain popularity in Germany. Illustrated with 66 lithographs by Max Slevogt, nine of them full page. Rümann 20a., Schauer II, 84. First edition with this sequence of illustrations. Text in German, Gothic script. Some wear along edges of binding; covers rubbed with spine lightly frayed at head and tail of spine, small closed tears at front joint. Spine foxed and sunned. Block age toned along edges not affecting images. Starting at inside back cover. Binding in overall good-, interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #44188

Price: $200.00

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