Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

USA Nackt! Bilddokumente aus Gottes eigenem Land (USA Naked! Pictorial Documents from God's Own Country)

Berlin: Brunnen-Verlag / Willi Bischoff, 1943. First edition. Softcover. Quarto. Unpaginated (4)120pp. Stiff wraps with original photo-illustrated dust jacket, protected by modern mylar. Rare anti-American Nazi propaganda.

Profusely illustrated with b/w reproductions of photographs showing "Babylonische Türme" (Babylonian skyscrapers), the homeless, unemployment lines, Eleanor Roosevelt walking down the catwalk, riots, strikes, jitterbug and swing dancing, poverty, crime, "Hollywood- Das Jerusalem Amerikas" (The Jerusalem of America), female mud wrestling, lynchings, several anti-Semitic images with anti-Jewish captions, as well as some unflattering images of FDR.

Photographs by E. Berghaus, Weltbild GmbH, Scherl-Bilderdienst, Sammlung Seiler, D. A. Ruhle, Presse-Bild-Zentrale Berlin, Internationale Photokorrespondenz, and various American magazines. Dustjacket with light wear and creasing along edges, light rubbing and one inch closed tear at top of back cover. Dust jacket in good+, interior in very good condition. Scarce. Good to very good condition. Item #52045

Price: $4,500.00

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