450 JAHRE GELEHRTENSCHULE DES JAHANNEUMS ZU HAMBURG 1979.
First edition. This book was compiled and published on the occasion of the 450th birthday (1979) of the prep school Johanneum in Hamburg. Documents the founding of the school, as well as the way in which the school preserves the humanistic spirit of its founding father, Johannes Bugenhagen, together with assimilating modern ideas on education in the Federal Republic of Germany. One of Germany's most renowned prep school. Includes a fascinating essay on the German philosopher Ernst Bloch and his "Realistic Humanism."
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> KLOSE, HANS-ULRICH
> BLOCH, ERNST
> BUGENHAGEN, JOHANNES
> HISTORY, SIXTEENTH CENTURY
> HISTORY, SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
> HISTORY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
> HISTORY, NINETEENTH CENTURY
> HISTORY, TWENTIETH CENTURY
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> from the Inventory of Irving Oaklander, Part I
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> Cobham, Claude Delaval, EXCERPTA CYPRIA, MATERIALS FOR A HISTORY OF CYPRUS WITH AN APPENDIX ON THE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CYPRUS.
> Grandidier, Guillaume, BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE MADAGASCAR 1500-1903.
THE PRIVATE PRESS-MAN'S TALE.
by Morris, Henry
First edition, limited to 230 numbered copies. Letterpress printed with Van Dijck types on Arches mouldmade paper and bound by Barbara Blumenthal. A humorous collection of satire and prose, inspired by Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. All the text is related to the book arts - book-collecting, bookselling, printing, papermaking, etc. It includes an imaginary interview with William Morris, a great poem about the attitude of FINE PRINT magazine, Henry's explanation of the Handmade Paper Today incident and a review of the antics in Fine Print's book reviews. There are also two excellent articles by Sidney Berger on Book Fairs and Book Scouts. The illustrations have been very well executed and express all the humour of the text. An essential for anybody who is known in the books about books field, because they are bound to have been mentioned! Prospectus loosely inserted.