German Publishers Bookbindings 1811 - 1925
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1910 - 1925

1903 - 1909

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Haek, David, 1854- , ed.

Deutscher Zitatenschatz, eine Sammlung deutscher Zitate, Redensarten, Schlagwörter u. f. w. von D. Haek. Halle a. d. S.: Verlag von Otto Hendel [1903]

179 x 126 mm.

Smooth gray cloth stamped in a vaguely Oriental Jugendstil design in light blue, dark blue, "gold," and gilt. "Eig. Buchbind. m. elektr. Betr." stamped in blind on lower cover.

Chamisso, Adelbert von, 1781-1838

Adelbert Chamissos gesammelte Werke. Neue illustrierte Ausgabe. Herausgegeben von Dr. Karl Macke. Illustriert von Edmund Brüning. Berlin: Verlagsdruckerei "Merkur" G. m. b. H. [1904?]

241 x 176 mm.

Bound by Baumbach and Co.
Medium brown paper boards printed in Jugendstil style in a dark to light blue split fountain roll, a deep to light pink ditto, green, black, gray, and gilt. "VEREINIGTE DAMPFENBUCHBINDEREI / BAUMBACH & CO. G.M.B.H. BERLIN-LEIPZIG" stamped in blind on lower cover.
Date from inscription.

Rohr, Mathias

Am Niagara Gedichte von Mathias Rohr. München: Jos. Roth'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung [© 1905]

190 x 134 mm.

White cloth stamped pictorially in light green, black, and gilt.
Poems written by a German-American journalist resident in Buffalo, New York.

Wagner, Richard, 1813-1883

Gedichte von Richard Wagner. Berlin: G. Grote'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1905.

199 x 145 mm.

Flexible purple-brown smooth cloth stamped in a Jugendstil manner in gilt, spine signed "R.K."?

 Eschstruth, Nataly von, 1860-1939

Iedem das Seine Roman von Nataly von Eschstruth Mit Illustrationen von Fritz Bergen I. [II.] Leipzig: Verlagsbuchhandlung von Paul List [1907]

197 x 134 mm.

Medium gray cloth in a floral design using all three cover surfaces, stamped in a lighter gray, red, brown, yellow, green, black, and gilt.
Illustrations dated 1903.

Fuchs, Eduard, 1870-1940

Eduard Fuchs Die Frau in der Karikatur. Mit 446 Textillustrationen und 60 Beilagen. Elftes bis fünfzehntes Tausend. München: Albert Langer Verlag für Litteratur und Kunst, 1907.

280 x 206 mm.

Gray sueded cloth stamped pictorially in Jugendstil style in black, white, tan ("flesh"), pink, and gilt. Upper cover signed "Reznicek." at lower left. A copy of the seventh thousand is known with a blindstamp on the lower cover identifying the Leipzig firm of E. A. Enders as the binder; perhaps this later printing - still in the original year of publication - was bound by a different house?

Görögszertartásu általános egyházi énekkönyv a hozzávaló imákkal. A Görög-Katholikus hivek lelki hasznára. Forditotta Danilovics János hajdu-dorogi püspöki vikarius. Kilenczedik kiadás. Budapest: Rósza K. és Neje Kiadása, 1907.

180 x 128 mm.

White plastic spine and covers, upper and lower covers molded. Upper cover with central section in fretwork, velvet central medallion with "carved" plastic cross between metal bands eich with painted "icon" and "jewels." Three chains attached, each ending in medallion; brass edges; brass clasp. The ultimate in faux elegance?
Prayerbook printed for Roman Catholic Hungarians in Transylvania.

Schönfeld, Oscar von

Frauenspiegel von Oscar von Schönfeld. Berlin-Charlottenburg: Verlag Deutsches Adels-Archiv Maximilian Rosen, 1907.

147 x 102 mm.

Bound by Wübben und Co.
# 18 of 20 copies on Japan vellum (beyond a regular edition of 600).
Ivory silk printed pictorially in sepia from an intaglio plate, the only binding executed in such a manner known to the compiler. ". . . gebunden von Wübben u. Co. in Berlin." - p. [7]

 Bodenstedt, Friedrich Martin von, 1819-1892

Die Lieder des Mirza-Schaffy mit einem Prolog von Friedrich Bodenstedt. Hundertzweiundsechzigste Auflage. 251. bis 255. Tausend. Berlin: R. v. Decker's Verlag G. Schenck, Königlicher Hofbuchhändler, 1909.

175 x 87 mm.

Vertically ribbed "natural" matte-finish cloth stamped in a Jugendstil oriental-pictorial design using all three cover surfaces, in dark blue and greenish gray.

Szomaházy, István, 1864-1925

A Fehér Asztal irta Szomaházy István. Budapest: Singer & Wolfner kiadása, 1909.

162 x 112 mm.

Bound by Gottermayer.
Dark blue smooth cloth stamped pictorially in light gray, tan ("flesh"), light blue, and black. "GOTTERMAYER N. KÖNYVK. NÖINT. BUDAPEST." stamped in blind on lower cover.
Upper cover signed at lower left: "Mober [indecipherable] 07"

Voll, Karl, 1867-1917

Memling des Meisters Gemälde in 197 Abbildungen. Herausgegeben von Karl Voll. Stuttgart und Leipzig: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1909.

259 x 194 mm.

Bound by Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt.
Dark red cloth stamped in a restrained Jugendstil manner in gilt. "Buchbinderei / der / Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt / Stuttgart" stamped in blind on lower cover.
In original dust jacket.

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German Publishers Bookbindings 1811 - 1925
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