Rolf Tietgens - Der Hafen - 1939

Description
Rolf Tietgens - Der Hafen - 1939
Photography - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket - Book

Published in May 1939, five months after Tietgens fled from Nazi Germany to America, this amazing example of 1930s Neue Sachlichkeit photography documents the port of Hamburg. Published in only 6000 copies by Ellermann, before the outbreak of WW2 stopped publication, this book is a high point of New Objectivity in German photography.

With 84 photographs documenting all aspects of Hamburg, from the dock workers, ships and the nightlife of the port, this strong book is an amazing example of the New Vision in documentary photography.

Listed in Wiegand, Deutschland in Fotobuch , pages 378 - 379

Condition:
Very good. Binding tight, interior fresh and clean. Very rare dust jacket is present. Small tears on dust jacket but in very good condition. Please examine photos carefully for condition.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Photography
Author/ Illustrator
Rolf Tietgens
Book Title
Der Hafen
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1939
Edition
1st Edition
Language
German
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Ellermann, Hamburg
Binding/ Material
Softback
Extras
Dust jacket
Number of pages
95
Dimensions
24×18 cm
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