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Gruss aus Deutschland: Ein Kalender auf das Jahr 1942


Published by Terramare Office, Berlin, 1941
Condition: g- to g+ Soft cover

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Quarto. Unpaginated. [29] leaves. Original string bound wrappers, with a color photographic reproduction pasted on front cover. This rare WWII-era Terramare Press calendar for the year 1942 contains a poem of Goethe on rice paper (first leaf), and 30 captioned photographic reproductions (29 half-tone photomechanical prints, and one in full color) of mainly various pittoresque views of Greater Germany, as well as their inhabitants in traditional clothing: Black Forest; the Wetterstein mountains (Austria); the Bavarian Highlands; Bodensee (Lake Constance); the fishing village of Kurische Nehrung (now Kurshskaya kosa in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia); traditional dancers in Kärnten (Carinthia, Austria); "Sonnwendfeuer" (Solstice Fires) near Berchtesgaden; a little Spreewald girl in traditional clothing; farm in upper Carinthia; youth of the National-Socialist Reichsarbeitdienst (Labor Service) marching to work in the outdoor; farmers harvesting; women of Siebenbürgen (Transylvania) in traditional costume; Königssee, a natural lake in the Berchtesgaden Alps; an interior view of Goethe's House, in Frankfurt am Main; Frisian women in church; a village cemetery in Tirol; The Schulschiff Deutschland, the last German full-rigged ship which was employed as a school ship for the merchant marine. Most leaves contain a poem or a quote from the following German authors: Eichendorff, Nikolaus Lenau, Goethe, Theodor Fontane, Karl Bröger, Conrad Ferdinand Meyer, Ernst Moritz Arndt, Theodor Storm, Friedrich Hölderlin, Allmers, Jakob Böhme, Wilhelm Busch, Hans Künkel, Walther von der Vogelweide, Wolfram Brockmeier, Herder, Otto Lautenschlager, and Georg Schmückle. Photographs by Hans Retzlaff, Berlin; Anton Bildstein, München; Erna Lendvai-Dircksen, Berlin; Erika Schmachtenberger, München; Lotte Simon-Eckener, Friedrichshafen; Hans Saebens, Worpswede; Irmgard Päßler, Dresden; Bruno Schultz-Verlag, Berlin; Eduard von Pagenhardt, Baden-Baden; Weltbild GmbH., Berlin; Max Bauer, Potsdam; Willi Albrecht; Heinz von Perckhammer, Berlin; Dr. Paul Wolff & Tritschler, Frankfurt am Main; Fritz Latteyer, Nürnberg; Hilde Brinckmann-Schröder, Braunschweig. Wrappers foxed, with small inscription in ink on upper margin of front cover, and small abrasion and closed tear to lower margin. The rice leaf containing Goethe's poem is partly detached, age-toned and creased. Minor and sporadic foxing throughout. Text in German. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in good to good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39908

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Title: Gruss aus Deutschland: Ein Kalender auf das ...

Publisher: Terramare Office, Berlin

Publication Date: 1941

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: g- to g+

Edition: First edition.

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