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Germany - Architecture and Landscape

A very rare book full of beautiful full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique)
of the landscape, castles, famous buildings, parks and people of old Germany, including east prussia.

Photographs titled in English, German, French and Italian.

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

This subsequent book from the 1930's is similar to the Kurt Hielscher book from the 1920's,
however has a completely different set of photos.
Photos included in this book are from photographers like E. O. Hoppe, Dr. Paul Wolff, Martin Hurlimann,
Erna Lendvai Dircksen, Albert Renger-Patzsch, August Rupp, Heinrich Retzlaff, Paul John et al ...

319 pages, german text

- 256 photos in rotogravure printing
- 31 pages introduction
- 29 pages index/descriptions of photographs

- 1 map of Germany
- Gilt lettering and decoration

In good exterior and good interior condition.
Spine slightly stained, upper right hand corner of book block slightly crushed, name inscription on fly leaf and title page, else ok. Plates clean.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9-3/4"  ~3.3 lbs.

This item is NO facsimile, it is a real authentic, historical item.

from Martin Hurlimann
Published by House Atlantis Berlin 1936

Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents); [excerpt]:

Berlin, Achen, Allenstein, Augsburg, Bacharach,
Baden-Baden, Bamberg, Bayreuth, Bautzen,
Beilstein, Berchtesgaden, Beuthen, Bonn,
Bohemian Forest, Brandenburg, Braunschweig,
Bremen, Breslau, Bruhl, Bruchsal, Buckeburg,
Burghausen, Carden, Caub, Charlottenburg,
Chiemsee, Koblenz, Coburg, Cochem, Danzig,
Darmstadt, Dinkelsbühl, Dornburg, Dresden, Eifel,
Einbeck, Eisleben, Erfurt, Essen, Forbach, Fohr,
Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt an der Oder,
Freiburg, Frickenhausen, Fritzlar, Fulda,

Gandersheim, Gardelegen, Garmisch, Glatz,
Gorlitz, Goslar, Gottingen, Greifswald,
Halberstadt, Halle, Hamburg, Hallig Hooge,
Hamburg, Hameln, Hannover, Havelberg,
Heidelberg, Heilsberg, Heilbronn, Helgoland,
Herrenberg, Herrenchiemsee, Herrenhausen,
Hildesheim, Hohenzollern, Hollfeld, Hornberg,
Horkheim, Sylt, Stetting, Konigsberg, Silesia,
Trier, Ulm, Rothenburg, Weimar, Wittenberg,
Worms, Konstanz, Nuremberg, Meissen, Mainz,
Masuria, Leipzig, Lindau, Wartburg ...

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