Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;... Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;... Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;... Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete): Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch;...

Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete)

Schwabe, Kurt; Fr. Behme; Gustav Fritsch; H. Henoch; Dr. Paasche; Dr. Kraemer et al.

Published by Verlagsanstalt für Farbenphotographie Carl Weller, Berlin, 1910
Hardcover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since February 4, 2000

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 1,500.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Complete in two volumes. Folio. Bound in exquisite half-leather over gray cloth with Imperial Germany's coat of arms with crown/cross design, all within finely gold- and green-stamped border. Title in green on cover, gold lettering on spine. All gilt edges. Decorative endpapers. Title-page printed in red and black. Vol. I in original glassine. Books rest in original sturdy paper-covered clamshell boxes with Reichsadler/Crown design in gold and black on front. Vol. I: Togo - Kamerun - Deutsch-Südwestafrika. x,160pp. & 20 interleaved plates. "Mit 126 Farbenphotographien nach der Natur und zwar 20 Tafelbilder und 106 Bildern im Text." Vol. II: Deutsch-Ostafrika - Kaiser Wilhelmsland und die Inselwelt im Stillen Ozean - Samoa - Kiautschou. 164,1pp. & 20 interleaved plates. "Mit 125 Farbenphotographien nach der Natur und zwar 20 Tafelbilder und 105 Bildern im Text." Profusely illustrated with 40 full-page reproductions of photographs in rich vibrant colors, tipped-in on heavy black card stock with captions in white. Plates protected by tissue-guards. With additional 211 in-text color reproductions of photographs. Text in German. Photographs by Robert Lohmeyer, Bruno Marquardt and Eduard Kiewning. Imperial German colonies covered are Togo, Cameroon, German South West Africa, German East Africa, Kaiser Wilhelmsland (German New Guinea), German Samoa and Deutsch-Kiautschou (China). The German colonial empire was an overseas domain formed in the late 19th century as part of the German Empire. Short-lived colonial efforts by individual German states had occurred in preceding centuries but imperial German efforts began as early as 1884. The German colonial empires officially ended with the effective date of the Treaty of Versailles in 1920. Some tearing on glassine. Age wear and some staining on clamshell boxes, parts of edges split but firmly holding. Bottom edge of second clamshell cover missing. Creasing to some tissue guards. Clamshell boxes in overall good, books in near fine condition.One of the most important and elaborate works on Imperial Germany colonies ever published. Contents: Vol. I: Zur Einführung von Gustav Fritsch. Togo von Fr. Hupfeld. Kamerun von Hans Dominick und Hans von Ramsay. Deutsch-Südwestafrika: Geschichte-Völker- und Landeskunde. Das Groß-Namaland und das nördliche Schutzgebiet von Kurd Schwabe. Das nördliche Heroland und die Omaheke von Philalethes Kuhn. Das Kakaofeld und der Norden von Richard Volkmann.Vol. II: Deutsch-Ostafrika: Geschichte und allgemeine Entwicklung von Hans von Ramsay. Landeskunde von Heinz Bethe. Die wirtschaftlichen Zustände Deutsch-Ostafrikas von H. Paasche. Kaiser-Wilhelmsland und die Inselwelt im Stillen Ozean von August Kraemer. Wirtschaftliche Zustände von Hubert Henoch. Samoa von Augustin Kraemer. Das deutsche Kioutschougebiet von Friedrich Behme. Bookseller Inventory # 33018

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Die deutschen Kolonien. 2-vol. set (Complete...

Publisher: Verlagsanstalt für Farbenphotographie Carl Weller, Berlin

Publication Date: 1910

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Nationalausgabe.

Store Description

Since 1985 we offer individual books for sale from our inventory of 150,000 rare, out-of-print and antiquarian volumes on many topics, with an emphasis on Judaica, Hebraica, Bibles and rabbinics, the fine and decorative arts, architecture, photography, textile and wallpaper sample books, Bauhaus and the avant garde, expressionist dance, Olympic Games and sport, the ancient near-east and archeology, erotica, illustrated and foreign-language books, especially German, Yiddish, Polish and Hebrew, as well as books from the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich, plus Russian constructivist materials. We create book collections, both large and small, for individuals, decorators, archives and libraries¿currently available: a 10,000-volume research collection on Judaica in the German language. In addition, we maintain a beguiling selection of original works of art and photography. Eric Chaim Kline provides appraisal services for estate, insurance and tax purposes, often helping to match book donors with libraries and museums. We purchase books of merit and entire collections; we also take books on consignment with favorable terms. We are a rental source for movie and tv production, occasionally providing the prop on which the plot turns. Traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe, Eric Chaim Kline has been buying and selling old and rare books since the 1980¿s, when in graduate school at Brandeis University. Proprietor of bookshops in several Los Angeles locations since 1985, he hosts visitors by appointment in our lively bookstore and ships books to collectors, libraries and museums worldwide. Kline occasionally lectures on topics in book collecting and Jewish studies. He sponsors the annual Bibliography Award granted by the Association of Jewish Libraries and serves on the national board of the Antiquarian Booksellers¿ Association of America. We welcome your inquiries.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Visa, Mastercard, American Express, checks, money orders and bank transfers. Prepayment is required, however we extend billing to libraries and members of the trade. Books may be returned within 10 days if not as described.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping fees are based on your location and desired time frame, and they vary according to the weight and size of your order. We calculate United States Postal Service fees online and then round the amount up to an even figure by one or two dollars to cover delivery confirmation and to help with the cost of packing materials. We also ship via Federal Express (Fed Ex) and USPS Express. We are happy to accommodate special shipping needs by request.

Within the United States:
USPS Media mail is typically $5 for a book of average weight. Priority mail varies, depending on whether USPS flat-rates are applicable and advantageous for the dimension, weight and distance.

International:
International First Class typically starts at $20. International Priority is typically $35 or less if under four pounds weight, and starts at $40 if over four pounds. International Express is a faster and more expensive option.

Federal Express:
All Fed Ex shipping options are available, using your account or ours.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Bank/Wire Transfer