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    Sale 5948

    Photobooks

    19 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    GERMAINE KRULL, W. von DEBSCHITZ-KUNOWSKI, and J. PESCI

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    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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