DER BLAUE REITER.
by Kandinsky, Wassily and Franz Marc
Second edition (one of 1000 copies). The second edition differs from the 1922 first edition in that it includes a Marc color reproduction, "Pferde." Four tipped-in color plates, illustrations. An important and key work in the history of German expressionism (The Artist and the Book, 139 - "although illustrated with photomechanical reproductions, Der Blaue Reiter is one of the most important German books of modern art."). Includes plates done in pochoir by Marc and Kandinsky, music by Schönberg, Berg and Webern, initials by Jean Arp (his first book illustrations, etc.). Bookplate and name in ink on front pastedown. The tissue guards have text at the bottom and are foxed. Some foxing in text. Well preserved copy of an important book.