London, South Kensington
6 June 2006
HEINE, Heinrich (1751-1803) & Joseph BUDKO (1889-1940, illustrator). Der Rabbi von Bacherach. Berlin: Euphorion Verlag, 1921. 4° (189 x 141mm). Woodcut portrait frontispiece, woodcut title, 4 illustrations and initials, all by Jospeh Budko, frontispiece signed by Budko (a few leaves lightly spotted). Contemporary brown morocco gilt by Hübel & Denck, Leipzig, "Euphorion Einband", covers ruled to a geometric design, 3 blue square onlays in central geometric panel on front cover, spine with raised bands, ruled in gilt, 2 green morocco lettering-pieces, top edges gilt (spine and top of front cover lightly sunfaded, a few scuff marks). NUMBER 253 OF 320 COPIES, printed on "Zandersbütten", with the frontispiece signed by the artist.
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