German Publishers Bookbindings 1811 - 1925
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1811 - 1846

1890 - 1896

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1884 - 1889

1910 - 1925

1890 - 1896

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Marlitt, E.

Mainaus andra Hustru. Roman af E. Marlitt. Fjärde upplagan. Med illustrationer af Alexander Zick. Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Förlag [1894]

198 x 131 mm.

Grayish green cloth stamped in dark blue, light blue, tan, black, and gilt. Almost identical to, and clearly based quite closely on, the preceding; licensed? Or a plagiarism?

Beytenmiller, Theodor, 1820-1898, comp.

Blumengewinde deutscher Lyrik. Eine auslese neuerer Gedichte von Theodor Beytenmiller. Mit 26 Originalillustrationen von R. E. Kepler. Dritte Auflage. Stuttgart: Emil Hänselmann's Verlag [1890?]

182 x 130 mm.

Bright blue cloth stamped in a decorative floral style in green, brown, light blue, mustard yellow, gray, black, and gilt.
Date inferred from inscription.

Künstler-Humor. Dichtungen von V. Blüthgen, L. Fulda, J. Lohmeyer, E. Reinhold, Frida Schanz, R. Schmidt-Cabanis, Paul Schönfeld, Bernhardine Schulze-Smidt, J. Trojan, E. von Wolzogen, zu Bildern von F. Brütt, A. Conrad, Ph. Fleischer, E. Grützner, Ch. Heyden, L. Knaus, A. Rotta, B. Vautier. Berlin: Photographische Gesellschaft [1890?]

319 x 252 mm.

Bound by Julius Hager.
Blue cloth printed pictorially in black, orange, yellow, light brown, reddish brown, light blue, greenish gold, and white; stamped in gilt, the gilt itself worked so as to give the impression of darker and lighter shades. "JUL. HAGER, BUCHBINDEREI, LEIPZIG." stamped in blind on lower cover.
Toby E. Rosenthal's name is omitted (inadvertently?) from the list of artists on the title page.

Schweiger-Lerchenfeld, Amand, Freiherr von, 1846-1910

Alpenglühen. Naturansichten und Wanderbilder. Ein Hausbuch für das deutsche Volk von Amand Freiherr von Schweiger-Lerchenfeld. Mit 24 Vollbildern und 402 Illustrationen im Text. Stuttgart, Berlin, Leipzig: Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft [1892?]

324 x 238 mm.

Dark blue cloth stamped pictorially in brown, pink, green, tan, orange, gray, white, light gray, black, and gilt.

Kisfaludy, Károly, 1788-1830

Kisfaludi Kisfaludy Károly Minden Munkái. Hetedik Bövített Kiadás. Sajtó alá rendezte Bánóczi József. Harmadik Kötet. Budapest: Franklin-Társalat, 1893.

175 x 128 mm.

Bound by Franklin-Társalat.
Brilliant red cloth stamped in the typical Hungarian variation on the Renaissance style in gray, black, "silver," and gilt. "FRANKLIN-TÁRSALAT. KÖNYVKÖTÉSZETE" stamped in blind on lower cover.

Zahradník, Bohumil, 1862-1939

VzhÁru srdce k Pánu. Modlitební kniha pro katolické kÕesanky. Napsal Bohumil Zahradník, knçz církevní. V Praze: Nákladem A. J. Cellerina a syna [1893?]

115 x 82 mm.

Black plastic spine and covers, upper and lower covers molded, brass clasp.
Date inferred from approbation on title verso.

Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich, 1759-1805

Schillers Gedichte mit Zeichnungen von J. Füllhaas. Zweite Auflage. Leipzig: C. F. Amelangs Verlag [1894]

206 x 156 mm.

Red cloth printed in dark pink, brownish red, and black; stamped in gilt. Upper cover stamp signed "H. HORN G[ravier]. A[nstalt]." at lower right.
Date from Amelang catalog for 1894, laid in and still present with the volume, which bears a presentation inscription dated 1897.

Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Der Kaufmann von Venedig. Lustspiel von William Shakespeare. Uebersetzt von August Wilhelm von Schlegel. Mit Illustrationen von F. Müller-Münster. Berlin: Deutsches Verlagshaus Bong & Co. [1896?]

230 x 156 mm.

Bound by Hübel and Denck.
White smooth cloth stamped in a rococo design in blue, blue-gray, light tan, black, and "gold." "Hübel & Denck Buchbinderei Leipzig" stamped in blind on lower cover.

Sonnenschein in Schloss und Haus. Ein Jahrbuch aus dem Verlag von A. G. Liebeskind. Leipzig: A. G. Liebeskind, 1896.

380 x 278 mm.

Bound by H. Fikentscher.
Blue morocco-grained cloth stamped decoratively in green and gilt. "Einband von H. Fikentscher, Leipzig" on p. [iii]
In original slipcase.

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