Deutsche Buchkunststiftung bei deutschen Bucherei. Die Funfzig Schonsten Bucher des Jahres: 1929, 1930, 1931. Leipzig. Each, 28-32p, no ills. Very good paperbound (light shelfwear, soil). In German; 1929 in Roman type, and 1930-1931 in Gothic. ** Three (out of 4) catalogues of the 50 most beautiful German books of the year, judged on their printing, illustration, and binding. The entries include all or some of this information: author, title, illustrator, publisher, printer, binder, size, typeface, price, edition size, etc. Jurgen Holstein's massive survey of book cover and jacket design in 1919-1933 Berlin (Blickfang) devotes a chapter to these annual awards, with a few illustrations. The books are by or feature Hans Bellmer, Edward Gordon Craig, Otto Dix, El Lissitzky, Eric Gill, Rudolf Koch, Fritz Kredel, Frans Masereel, Merrymount Press, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Georg Salter, Jan Tschichold, and many, many more. A fourth volume, not here, was issued for 1932. Scarce. Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate. vols., $150.00[a]. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Die Funfzig Schonsten Bucher des Jahres: ...
Publication Date: 1929
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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