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Lenz, Siegried; Celestino Piatti (illust.); Heinz Friedrich

ISBN 10: 3423999306 / ISBN 13: 9783423999304
Published by Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, München, 1981
Condition: vg Soft cover

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1/400. Elephant folio. 40,[2]pp. Blue paper-covered boards with cover- and title-label, housed in original blue cardboard slipcase. Includes original 12" x 16" b/w lithograph of Siegried Lenz by Celestino Piatti (1922 - 2007), signed and numbered by him in pencil. Piatti was a Swiss graphic artist, book designer and painter. He was known for his unique illustrations in children's books and achieved international success as a designer for DTV (Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag), who was the publisher of this work. Signed limited edition with three autobiographical stories by German writer and novelist, Siegfried Lenz (1926 -). Signed on limitation page by Lenz and Heinz Friedrich, who wrote the afterword. "Dieses Buch wurde von Hand aus der Monotype-Garamond gesetzt und im Buchdruckverfahren gedruckt bei der C. H. Beck'schen Buchdruckerei in Nrdlingen. Verwendet wurde Werkdruckpapier der Papierfabrik Scheufelen in Oberlenningen. Die Original-Lithographie von Celestino Piatti wurde bei Kurt Meier in Basel auf Arches-Bütten vom Stein abgezogen." Text in German. Minor scuffing and staining on slipcase. Very slight abrasion on title-label. Slipcase in very good, book in fine condition. Contents: Celestino Piatti, Original-Lithographie Siegfried Lenz / Siegfried Lenz, Anfänge / Meine erste Lektüre / Meine Schulzeit im Krieg / Mein erster Roman / Heinz Friedrich. Siegfried Lenz und seine Geschichten. Bookseller Inventory # 29136

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Title: Anfänge: Drei Autobiographische Geschichten ...

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, München

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Limited numbered edition.

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