- Hamburg: Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1977.
- small 4to.
- cloth, paper spine and cover labels, cardboard slipcase.
- 369, (3); 191+(1) pages
- ISBN: 3921743176
- ISBN: 9783921743171
Price: $75.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 62364
Edition limited to 1400 copies. Intended as a parallet work to Maximilian-Gesellschaft's 1963 publication, Deutschen Buchkunst 1890 bis 1960 by Georg Kurt. Surveys a century in which old graphic techniques to illustrate and embellish books were gradually giving way to the new. Volume I discusses typography, illustrations and illustrators, journals and almanacs, bookclubs, the art of bookbinding, and children's books. Contains separate indexes for authors,publishers,illustrators and bookbinders, plus a bibliography of auction and antiquarian Catalogues. Volume II contains 360 plates in chronological order by topic: print and typography, bookbinding, Catalogue covers, journals, children's books, auction and antiquarian Catalogues.