Handwritten and Illustrated Costume Manuscript Inscribed to Cecil B. Demille by Josef Schildkraut. Trachten des Christlichen Mittelalters Nach gleichzeitigen Kunstdenkmalen.

Middle Ages; Costume); (Demille, Cecil B.)

Published by Mannheim, 1840
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Title: Handwritten and Illustrated Costume ...

Publisher: Mannheim

Publication Date: 1840

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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Trachten des Christlichen Mittelalters Nach gleichzeitigen Kunstdenkmalen. Mannheim, 1840. Manuscript, folio (11 3/4 x 8 5/8 in.; 300 x 220 mm). 58 tipped-in illustrations of which 24 are in full color, some heightened in gold, 5 in pen-and-ink, 29 in pencil on tracing paper; some marginal soiling, front endpaper torn, a few drawings removed. Half blue calf gilt; binding professionally repaired, edges and corners rubbed. Cecil B. DeMille (bookplate, his sale, Christie's East, 18 October 1988, lot 235), with presentation inscription by Josef Schildkraut dated 1935). Manuscript version from the library of Cecil B. DeMille given him by the film actor Josef Schildkraut. Jakob Hefner-Alteneck (1811-1903), director of the Bavarian National Museum in Munich, published this collection of reproductions from medieval manuscripts and sculpture in a 3-volume edition (Frankfurt: Keller-Beyerle, 1840-1854). This is a manuscript copy of the first part of that work based on the Mannheim edition (Lipperheide Ca5). The illustrations depict costume, armor, and courtly dress. DeMille's library was especially rich in illustrated books of historical costume and artifacts which he used as sources for costumes and props in his historical films. Schildkraut (1896-1964) appeared in some sixty films from 1915 to 1964 including the role of Otto Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank(1959). A fine manuscript book with notable provenance and a fine association. Bookseller Inventory # 4630

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