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Zille, Heinrich
Zwanglose Geschichten und Bilder.
Berlin, Fritz Grulitt, 1919. 38,7 : 27,7 cm. 48 lithographad leaves With 27 original-lithographs in the text (1 signed) and 17 full-page original-lithographs, partly with text by Heinrich Zille. Original-Half-cloth with original-lithograph by Zille on the front cover. One of 200 numbered copies of the only edition. Imprint and the original-lithograph "Zille im Regen zeichnend" (Zille painting in the rain),(Rosenbach 61) signed by the artist. - The texts are by Zille himself and have been drawn on stone during the year 1919. - This is a summary of Zille's experience during four decades of his artistic life. He treats the problems of a big city like crime, prostitution, homeless etc. in former Berlin. Some of the texts are autobiographic. - Die Neuen Bilderbücher, II Folge. - Front end-paper with a small crack; binding with some occassional stain, otherwise a fine copy of this rare book. - Rosendbach 59 - 107; Hayn-Got. IX, 640; Rodenberg 383.
Bookseller: Antiquariat Michael Steinbach [Austria]
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