Quarto. 120 pp. Original green cloth with silver lettering on front cover and spine. Beveled edges. Marbled endpapers. Book housed in a modern custom-made gray cloth slipcase. 135 stereographs and stereoscope resting in lowered pockets inside front- and back boards. Foreword by Albert Speer, Hitler's chief architect. This striking 3-D photo-illustrated survey of sculpture in the Third Reich covers a wide range of subjects. Among the 135 three-dimensional views are female nudes, human busts of important figures like Adolf Hitler, Albert Speer, Professor Dornier, von Moltke, Gauleiter Wagner, Richard Wagner, male nudes, military figures and eagles, horses, tigers, as well as monumental figures created to decorate facilities of the Luftwaffe, Reichsautobahn, Wehrmacht, Reichsbank, Hermann Göring's Luftwaffe Ministerium, Hitler's Berlin Reichschancellery, (several views, one shown left), Radio Deutschland, Ordensburgen of the NSDAP, the Feldherrnhalle, Reichsparteitaggelände (State Party Day Grounds) in Nürnberg, the Berlin Olympic Stadium, etc. Many of the 3-D photographs were taken at the House of German Art in München. Each of the 135 stereo photos measure 2-3/8 x 5" and have a full description of the subject printed at verso. Includes eight b/w photographic plates in the text depicting nudes, horses and showing some of the most renowned German sculptors of the period, such as Georg Kolbe, Arno Breker, Josef Thorak and Adolf Wamper, at work in their studios. Minor and sporadic soiling on slipcase. Pages slightly age-toned. Text in German. Slipcase in overall good+, binding and interior in good+ to very good, stereo-photographs and stereoscope in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Deutsche Plastik unserer Zeit (German ...
Publisher: Raumbild - Verlag Otto Schönstein
Publication Date: 1942
Book Condition: g+ to vg
Edition: First edition.
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