Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Max Beckmann. Junge Kunst Band 56 (Max Beckmann. Young Art Volume 56)

Berlin and Leipzig: Verlag von Klinkhardt & Biermann, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 20pp., 32 plates, 1 page. Original brick red quarter-cloth over tan boards with JK debossed in green and red and reversed lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Color frontispiece. First edition of "Young Art" of Max Beckmann with rare color cover design by Georg Salter. Fourteen page essay on Max Beckmann by Heinrich Simon, one page with Beckmann's biographical data, a list of public galleries with Beckmann paintings and bibliography at end of text pages. Illustrated with b/w reproductions of Max Beckmann paintings from 1909 to 1929 with frontispiece "A Peruvian Soldier Drinks" in color. Advertisement at rear contains list of Junge Kunst publications up to 1930 and announcements of 1931 releases by Klinkhardt & Biermann. Text in German. Binding with some sunning along edges, mainly at top of front and back cover. Some foxing of bibliography and first b/w plate as well as last b/w plate in margins only. G to very good condition. Item #48212

Price: $125.00

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