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E. R. Weiss zum funfzigsten Geburtstage, 12. Oktober 1925. Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1925.
A jubilee book published by Herbert Reichner in honor of Emil Rudolph Weiss fiftieth birthday (1875-1942). Weiss, a German graphic designer, painter, typographer and poet. The book includes 165 plates, among them engravings, lithographs, woodcuts, reproductions and photographs of title pages, initials, fonts and bindings designed by Emil Rudolph Weiss. Compositions by authors and artists, among them: Martin Buber, Julius Rodenberg, Julius Meier Graefe, and others.
Three original prints: frontispiece lithograph of Emil Rudolph Weiss'sportrait by Karl Hofer, a lithograph by Karl Walser and a woodcut by Emil Orlik. A copy numbered 242 out of a bibliophile edition of 500 copies printed on thick paper in black and red ink.
106 pp, [173] leaves, [2] pp, 37 cm. Good condition. Some stains and creases. Vellum spine.

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Jubilee Book - Emil Rudolph Weiss - Leipzig, 1925 -

Estimate $80 - $150Jan 17, 2017