Berlin: Künstler-Selbsthilfe, 1928. First edition. Softcover. Folio. 101 (3)pp. Original brown textured wraps with brown lettering and publisher's device on cover in original illustrated dustjacket with white lettering.
Special issue on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the "Novembergruppe," a group of radical artists including Max Pechstein, César Klein (initiators), Otto Müller, Heinrich Campendonk, Rudolf Belling, Georg Tappert, George Groß, Ludwig Meidner, Johannes Molzahn, Otto Dix, Wassili Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Lyonel Feininger, Georg Muche, Willi Baumeister and the architects Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius, J. J. P. Oud, Erich Mendelsohn, poets and the musicians Kurt Weill and Hans Eisler, becoming the center of the intellectual Berlin. The issue is profusely illustrated with b/w portrait photographs and works by the members of the group throughout.
The issue contains a short report of the first meeting of the group on December 3rd, 1918, the guidelines and manifest of the group, a list of exhibitions and publications of the group and various other contributions, including by Adolf Behne, Rudolf Belling and Hans Luckhardt about architecture as well as poetry and an extended article on music and musicians in the November Group. The last page with details about the Künstler-Selbsthilfe and its goals and regulations. Text in German. Dustjacket with larger chips along top edge and spine missing to a large extent and some light creasing along edges, Brodart-protected. Wraps with very light wear and block with light wear at corners. Dustjacket in poor, else in very good condition. poor to vg condition. Item #49027