Adolf Hitler, Bilder aus dem leben des Fuhrers, 1936.
Adolf Hitler, Bilder aus dem leben des Fuhrers, 1936. Dimensions : 314mm x 236mm x 20mm. Weight : 1.460kg net. Condition : Fair.
Adolf Hitler, Bilder aus dem Leben des Fuhrers, Herausgegeben von Cigaretten/Bilderdienst Altona/Bahrenfeld. 401.-500. Tausend. 1936. Copyright 1936 by Cigaretten Bilderdienst Altona Bahrenfeld. Printed in Germany Druck und Einband von F.A. Brockhaus Leipzig.
Dimensions : 314mm x 236mm x 20mm.
fo. 133 numbered heavy duty pages with over 200 tipped-in photo plates (black and white) and 5 colour reproductions of watercolour paintings by Hitler. Introductions by Herman Goering, Dr. Joseph Goebbels and Rudolf Hess.
Condition/Notes : This large folio (fo) is in fair condition. The tooled front orange board has wear to the edges and bumps and wear to corners. The gilt title Adolf Hitler is good with wear to the gilt. The orange back board has similar wear to edges but areas of wear to the face through to the underlying board and general marking and usage. The khaki linen spine has wear to top and tail with a 10mm long split from the rh top corner down the edge and a 30mm long tear to the bottom rh corner along the edge. Brown swastika at the top, Adolf Hitler and 15 in a circle below. Front paste-down is blank off-white and facing front e/p with patches of foxing and 100mm x 30mm cut-out bottom rh corner; verso blank with foxing. Frontisplate follows with full page colour reproduction of famous painting of Adolf Hitler by B. Jacobs dated 1933 in uniform with swastika arm-band and iron-cross. Plate is in good condition except for light foxing in the margins and handscript 123 in top lh corner margin. Title page facing with publication details and printing details verso; usage marking. Small 10mm tear lower margin. Statement from H. Goering follows with signature, verso blank. Foreword follows by Dr. Joseph Goebbels, with biro handscript to lh of first six lines, verso 12 2 handscript top lh corner and 2 lower lh corner. Two small areas of surface abrasion facing following photo due paste leakage from under photo. Similar on following page affecting corners of two facing photos. General wear and usage marking through out the volume but most photos in good condition. Several small 10mm tears to the bottom margins of some pages. General toning/browning to border edges throughout the volume. Back e/p has 100mm x 25mm torn out section which has stuck to the facing final blank page (due paste). There is straining to the binding between the back board and e/p which reveals 70mm of the lower cloth binding and 20mm of the upper. The binding, however, is still intact. There is a folder inside the back board entitled "Hamburg im Jahre 1945" with emblem. Below is "Nach 8 original handzeichnungen von Ernst Golling Hamburg Verlag Walter Teigeler Hamburg". Printed by Broschek & Co., Hamburg, 11/22/1000/Dez. 45. Klasse B. This contains copies of 8 drawings of Hamburg scenes with evidence of the clean-up at the end of the war. An interesting historical collection.
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