DER DEUTSCHE BUCHDRUCKERVEREIN UND SEIN WERDEN IN FÜNFZIG JAHREN (1869-1919). Alfred Heller.

DER DEUTSCHE BUCHDRUCKERVEREIN UND SEIN WERDEN IN FÜNFZIG JAHREN (1869-1919).

  • (Leipzig): Deutschen Buchdrucker Verein, 1919.
  • large 4to.
  • paper-covered boards
  • 32 pages plus 24 leaves of plates

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 77779

First edition. Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the German Book-Printing Society founded in 1869. Text gives an account of the history of the institution. Full page two-color chiaroscuro prints showcase the buildings or persons associated with the Society over the previous half century, including chairmen and members of the board of directors over the years. Printed on laid paper. Decorative initial letters, title page and page headers and footers printed in green. Loose bookplate indicates that this copy was purchased from the collection of H.P. Kraus. Cover soiled.