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Berlin im Brennpunkt des Weltgeschehens. 9 Vols. Complete


Published by Presseamt des Senats in Berlin, Berlin, 1954
Condition: vg Soft cover

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Oblong Sextodecimos. 44, 32, 40, 20, 32, 32, 30 (unpaginated), 24 (unpaginated), 28pp. Original cream wraps with embossed city crest and lettering in gray and various secondary colors on respective issues, housed in a gray textured paper-covered slipcase with burgundy cloth borders. Nine pamphlets providing an upshot of the first 10 years of the development of Berlin after W. W. II. Pamphlets are profusely illustrated with compelling b/w photographs depicting famous city sites, celebrities, industrial settings, cultural life, diagrams and tables, divided into nine topics: 1. Die Viersektorenstadt 1945-1954 (The Four Sector City), 2. Wirtschaftliche Wiedergeburt (Economic Rebirth), 3. Ringen um Soziale Sicherheit (Struggle for Social Equality), 4. Zufluchtsort der Flüchtlinge (Asylum for Refugees), 5. Stätte Kultureller Freiheit (Site for Cultural Freedom), 6. Weltstadt im Aufbau (Cosmopolitan City in Buildup), 7. Schaufenster der Welt (Display Window of the World), 8. Weltstadt bei Tag und Nacht (Cosmopolitan City at Day and Night), 9. Die Wirtschaft und ihre Leistung (The Economy and its Performance). The photographs are provided by agencies like Associated Press, Pressebild Schirmer, Landesbildstelle and numerous photographers, e.g. Rissleben, Eschen, Guilka, Hermann Hoffmann, Koester, Krajewski, Krau, Töller, Weise, Wimmer, Ebert, Seidensticker, Günther Dittmer, Croner, Cürlis, and many others. Text in German. Slipcase, wraps and interiors in near fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 41024

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Title: Berlin im Brennpunkt des Weltgeschehens. 9 ...

Publisher: Presseamt des Senats in Berlin, Berlin

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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