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Yugoslavia - Architecture, Landscape, Daily Life 1926
Slovenia, Croatia, Dalmatia, Montenegro, Herzegovina, Bosnia and Serbia

A very rare book full of beautiful full page photographs (in high quality photo gravure technique)
of the landscape, cities, villages and culture of Old Yugoslavia in the 1920s.

The photographer Kurt Hielscher travelled through Jugo Slavia in the 1920s and made thousands of photos
w/ premier photo equipment; his Zeiss Ikon/Ica camera and Zeiss objectives on Agfa Chromo Isorapid and
Chromo Isolar plates and Isopan films

His book represents the best 192 photos out of many thousands from Old Yugoslavia.

This precious book was not affordable by too many people at that time.
And there is no other book of that time which comes close to the printing quality of that title.

Photographs titled in English, German and French.

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

Hardcover (Full Linen / Cloth)
206 pages, german text

- 192 sepia photos in photogravure printing
- 9 pages introduction and index of photographs
- 1 map of Jugoslavien

- Gilt lettering and decoration

In good exterior and near fine interior condition.
Spine sunned, mild foxing to boards and fore edge, gift inscription on fly leaf, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 12-1/4" x 9-3/4"  ~2.9 lbs.

from Kurt Hielscher
preface by Kurt Hielscher,
Published by Verlag von Ernst Wasmuth A.G. Berlin 1926

Inhaltsverzeichnis (table of contents):

photos    1-29 taken in Slovenia and Kroatia
photos  30-88 taken in Dalmatia and Montenegro
photos 89-100 taken in Herzegovina

photos 101-133 taken in Bosnia
photos 134-192 taken in Serbia

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