Schwabe - Die deutschen Kolonien. Nationalausgabe - 1920

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Schwabe - Die deutschen Kolonien. Nationalausgabe - 1920
Colonial history - Quantity: 2 - With slipcase - Book

2 vols., 168 p. + 174 p. With 251 colour illustrations after photographs by Robert Lohmeyer, Bruno Marquardt and Eduard Kiewning, 40 on plates and 211 in the text.

Folio format (37 x 29 cm), 7kg. Original half leather with gilt edges on three pages.

The post-war edition of this magnificent work, first published in 1910 during the era of German colonial rule, has been revised and updated in the text. "Durchdrungen von der bleibenden Bedeutung der kolonialen Sache für Deutschland hat sich der Verlag kühn entschlossen, das Werk mit großen Opfern neu herauszugeben" (foreword).
Remarkable above all for the excellent layout with colour photographs throughout. - I. Die Kolonien im Zeitalter des Weltkrieges (Paul Leutwein), Togo (Friedrich Hupfeld), Kamerun (Hans Dominik und Hans von Ramsay), Deutsch-Südwestafrika (Kurd Schwabe und Paul Leutwein); II. Deutsch-Ostafrika (Hans von Ramsay, Heinrich Fonck und Hermann Paasche), Deutsch-Neuguinea (Albert Hahl), Samoa (Otto Riedel), Kiautschou (Alfred Meyer-Waldeck).

Excellent condition, in original cardboard box, original dust jackets, not rubbed, minimal spotting.
Excellent copy of the magnificent publication.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
2
Subject
Colonial history
Author/ Illustrator
Schwabe
Book Title
Die deutschen Kolonien. Nationalausgabe
Condition
As new
Publication year oldest item
1920
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Verlagsanstalt für Farbenphotographie Curt Weller Berlin
Binding/ Material
Half leather
Extras
With slipcase
Number of pages
342
Dimensions
37×29 cm
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