19 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
GERMAINE KRULL, W. von DEBSCHITZ-KUNOWSKI, and J. PESCI
Der Akt -- The Nude. Dachau: Einhorn, 1918.
Folio (400 x 300mm). 20 mounted photogravures. Original paper-covered boards with contrasting spine, photogravure mounted on the upper board within a printed frame surmounted by the title, spine letter in blue, original dust-jacket with printed title, original slipcase with printed title (staples rusting slightly).
FIRST EDITION OF KRULL'S FIRST BOOK. A FINE COPY IN THE ORIGINAL DUST-JACKET AND SLIPCASE. A RARE SURVIVAL. With a sepia print, perhaps of one of the models in the book, and a receipt dated July 1917 from the Deschitz-Kunowski studio laid-in. ABPC records no copy in any condition selling at auction in over 30 years.
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