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Carmen Sylva
Seyppel: Mumiendruck My Book (1884), With Poems From Carmen Sylva (?)
Düsseldorf: Felix Bagel. Seyppel: Mumiendruck My Book (1884), With Poems From Carmen Sylva (?) The description of this item has been automatically translated. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. Trixum Template TF01 Seyppel: Mummy print "My book", with poems by CARMEN SYLVA description - Wmore pictures see below! - You are bidding on one of the rarest of the "excavated books" / "mummy prints" by the artist Carl Maria von Seyppel. These were artificially made old, so they would have been found during Egyptian excavations. My book. With drawings by Carl Maria von Seyppel. Published by Felix Bagel, excavation shop in Düsseldorf undated (1884). Mummy print by Franz Rangette & Sons, court lithographer, Düsseldorf. German Reich Patent no. 23615. Burlap cover with (artificially rusted) iron fittings (these are missing on the back). Included are handwritten poems (difficult for me to recognize, whether original or facsimile)that relate directly to the marginal drawings. - A literary work of art that only really lives in this book. One of the poems (the final poem "Once every thousand years // the Sphynx comes to life") is by Carmen Sylva (I have not been able to prove others). E.t is probably the facsimile that Carmen Sylva published for friends in 1886 (?)? "This is an existing notebook with marginal illustrations by CM Seyppel, in which Carmen Sylva added her verses in Missale style and which she had printed as a facsimile print in small editions for friends and acquaintances" (Source: Silvia-Irena zimmermann , George Enescu and the patroness and poet Queen … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: tucholsklavier [Berlin, Germany]

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