Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]. Carl Kjersmeier.
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]
Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]

Negerdigtning: Fortaellinger og Sagn (Negro Poetry: Tales and Legends) [INSCRIBED]

Copenhagen: Andr. Fred. Host, 1922. First edition. Softcover. Inscribed to Alfred Flechtheim by Carl Kjersmeier 9/4 1931 on front free endpaper. Duodecimo. 60pp. Original decorative wraps, printed lithographically, with black lettering on illustrated label on cover, protected by modern mylar. Decorative cover signed "Zoe." in plate. Illustrated with seven full page offset reproductions of photographs depicting African sculptures.

"This little book, which is based on the works of German, English and French researchers, does not pretend to give an overview of a continent's undiscovered literature. Its purpose is only to draw attention to the monumental simplicity of the poetry of the African indigenous people as it appears to be liberated from the Arab, Persian and Indian influences of the North and the East. The attached pictures are photographic reproductions of African wooden sculptures, belonging to the Translator..." (Author) Laid in a 1931 photo-illustrated article on African sculptures by Carl Kjersmeier. Text in Danish. Light wear along edges of cover, small chip at head of spine. Block uncut at bottom and foredge. Very good condition. Item #48815

Price: $950.00

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