Dachau, Munich: KZ-Graber Fursorge / E. Preuss, 1950. First edition. Softcover. Oblong Sextodecimo (6 x 8 1/2"). 64pp., 3 folding maps. Original illustrated, textured cream wraps with barbed wire border and black lettering on cover, protected by modern mylar.
Exhibition catalog with report commemorating the horrors of the first concentration camp established by the Nazis in Germany. The catalog is illustrated with thirty-three b/w photographs, eight drawings, two graphics, one of them in color, and the reproduction of the document drafted on the occasion of the groundbreaking of the memorial site. The photographs include shots of the camp, the prisoners under excruciating stress, the graves, the crematory, the piles of tortured bodies as well as pictures of the liberation, the eyewitness hearings, and the commemorative event on the occasion of the inauguration of the memorial and various memorial sites. Eight drawings depict the work units, the abuse of the prisoners, and executions. The two graphics depict the badges given to classify the prisoners as political, criminal, immigrant, Bible student, homosexual, and the two categories of indolent prisoners, one graphic in color. At rear three folding maps, one of the of the crematorium, and a third one showing the rout to the crematorium, all printed by Philip Rauscher. Report and captions in English, German and French. Official exhibition stamp on page one. Very light wear along edges of wraps and minor rubbing. First page with two in narrow chip at bottom foredge corner.
32mo. 10 plate postcard book. Original black paper spine over stapled, illustrated stiff wraps with gray lettering on cover, protected by modern mylar. The cover showing the emblem for the exhibition Never Again, framed in black border with white frame of barbed wire. Nine postcards depicting the badges to classify the prisoners, in color, with eight additional postcards depicting the grounds of the camp and various scenes of the memorial site and event. Descriptive texts in English, German and French on versos. Official exhibition stamp on back cover. Very good+ condition. Item #51655