M.C. Escher e.a. - Mattheuspassion - 1941/1952

Description
M.C. Escher e.a. - Mattheuspassion - 1941/1952
Graphic design, Music - Quantity: 3 - other extra - see description - Book

Matthäus-Passion / St. Matthew Passion

1941 - 1948 - 1952

Three editions of / about the St Matthew Passion from 1941, 1948, 1952 respectively, including the 1952 “Escher edition”

1. 1941: Bach’s Matthaeuspassion - G. van der Leeuw - edition: Uitgeversmaatschappij Holland / Amsterdam, 1941, 3rd edition - 118 pp. - 19 × 14 cm hardcover - original edition with notes from the first owner in pencil on endpaper: name, ‘maart '42’, followed by ‘radio-uitvoering Naarden op Goeden Vrijdag 3-4-’42 onder Anth. v/d Horst’ - condition: very good, with pencil underlines, minor damage at the top of the spine - see pictures

2. 1948: Mattheus-Passie, tekst der “Matthaus Passion” van Johann Sebastian Bach, op last van den Minister van Onderwijs, Kunsten en Wetenschappen in het Nederlandsch vertaald door Jan Engelman - edition: Het Spectrum / Utrecht, 1948 - 40 pp - 19 × 11 cm - paper cover - condition: fair: discolouration, sewn, binding broken between pp. 16/17 - see pictures

3. 1952: De Nederlandsche Bachvereeniging, Matthäuspassion van Johan Sebastian Bach 1685-1750 op Goeden Vrijdag in de Groot Kerk te Naarden - this is the famous version with the blockbook print of M.C. Escher with his “signature” MCE above ‘Vrijdag’ - 23 pp - 23 × 16 - paper cover - printed by M.J. Portielje Amsterdam, mentioned on the back - very good condition - see pictures

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
3
Subject
Graphic design, Music
Author/ Illustrator
M.C. Escher e.a.
Book Title
Mattheuspassion
Condition
Mixed / Multiple
Publication year oldest item
1941
Publication year youngest item
1952
Edition
Multiple Books / Editions
Language
Dutch, German
Original language
No
Binding/ Material
Mix / Multiple
Extras
other extra - see description
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