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Alfred Lichtwark, The Collector

Lichtwark, Alfred. Der Sammler. (The Collector.) (Offenbach, Gebr. Klingspor, 1922.) 35 pp., imprint. Craftily fine orig. h. vellum vol. with calligraphic title at the back and mounted title label on the front cover.

Lange, Klingspor 31; Rodenberg 252. – Separate print from the 1st vol. of a collection of Lichtwark’s writings. – First print in the Antiqua designed by Rudolf Koch (1876-1934). – Copy no. 345. – Karl & Wilhelm Klingspor’s official gift to the 50th birthday of Walter von zur Westen, “the untiring collector of fine prints, the self-sacrificing researcher to whom the history of the graphic arts owes valuable knowledge”. – Dedication sheet printed in blue & black, initials & headlines in black. – Binding here and there somewhat paled and with hatching of the lower outside corner of the back cover. Four small mounting stains on the inside of the front cover.

Offer no. 13,046 | EUR 91. (c. US$ 110.) + shipping