Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Berlin: Panorama Cyanotypes Featuring Major Berlin Architecture

Berlin: NP, ca. 1933. First printing. Hardcover. Oblong panoramic views (4 1/4 x 11 1/2"). (1) 14pp., protected by loose tissue-guards. Bound with black library tape over marbled boards.

A loose leaf (4 1/4 x 5 3/4") is laid in depicting the Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars (Kreuzberdenkmal) dedicated in 1821. Initiated by Frederick William III, he commissioned the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel to build it. The images and descriptive text are printed in white on blue paper in cyanotype offering panoramic views. Most of the buildings in the foreground and distance are identified.

The first panorama includes the Reichstag and its surroundings in the district Tiergarten. The second panorama the Heilige-Geist-Kirche in Moabit, the third the Heiland-Kirche also in Moabit, the fourth the city hall in Charlottenburg, the fifth the Adolf-Hitler-Platz in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, the sixth the Pauluskirche in Zehlendorf, seven the Britzer Chaussee in Neukölln, eight the city hall in Neukölln, nine the Nikodemuskirche, also in Neukölln, ten the Melanchtonkirche in Kreuzberg, eleven the Schlesische Train Station in Friedrichshain, twelve the Märkische Museum in Berlin Mitte, thirteen the Jerusalemer Kirche in Friedrichsstadt, and fourteen the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Mitte.

Text in German. Library tape chipped off spine with some light wear along edges. Tissue guards with light wear along edges, one creased with chips at corners. Binding in overall good-, interior in good+ to very good condition. g- to vg. Item #45068

Price: $1,500.00

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