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The Landscape / Architecture / Life Of The People

A very beautiful photographic record of full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique) featuring topography, remarkable sites, many many castles, culture, arts and people of Denmark.

The photographer Kurt Hielscher travelled 3 years through Scandinavia from ~1928-1931 and made over 1200 photos of Denmark w/ premier photo equipment; his Zeiss Ikon/Ica camera and Zeiss objectives on Agfa Chromo Isorapid andChromo Isolar plates and Isopan films
His book represents the best 98 photos out of 1200 from old Denmark.

Photographs titled in English, German, French and Danish.

From the series "Orbis Terrarum", a series of early photobooks portraying the regions of the world.


  • 98 pages
  • 9 pages intro including index of photographs
  • a map of Scandinavia
  • 89 rotogravure photos

In very good exterior and near fine interior condition
Head of spine slightly damaged, tail of spine bumped, mild wear to corners of boards, otherwise ok. Photo pages are in pristine condition.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9-1/2"  ~1.65 lbs.

by Kurt Hielscher
Published by F. A. Brockhaus, Leipzig
in 1942

Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents) [excerpt]:

Copenhagen - Gammelstrand - The Stock Exchange or Borse which went on Fire in April 2024 - Church of Our Savior - Rosenborg Castle - Town Hall Square - Grundtvig Church - Marble Church - Marble Bridge of Christiansborg Castle - Amalienborg Castle - Holmens Canal - Open air musuem near Lyngby - Frederiksborg Castle - Kronborg Castle - Roskilde - Rygaard- Giants' Barrow near Soester Svenstrup - Moen - Valloe Castle - Koge - The Goose Tower - Storehedinge - Kalundborg - Framnaesvik - near Nyborg - Horne - Odense - Faaborg - Brahetrolleborg - Falsled - Taasinge - Egeskov Castle - Hessellagergaard - Rygaard - Langesoe Castle - Aalholm Castle - Holkenhavn Castle - Paarup Mill - Hindsgavl - Moegeltondern - Tondern - Ribe - Laesoe - Costums from Fanoeo - Fishermen - Hvide Sande near Ringkoebing - Holmland Mill - Himmelberg - Viborg with the Cathedral - Aarhus - near Moesegaard - Ebeltost - Mols . Rune Stone at Jelling - Koldinghus Ruin - Randers - Aalborg - Frederikshavn - Mariager - Skagen - Bornholm - Hammershus Ruin .... and others


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