DEUTSCHLAND, DEUTSCHLAND, ÜBER ALLES, EIN BILDERBUCH VON KURT TUCHOLSKY UND VIELEN FOTOGRAPHEN, MONTIERT VON JOHN HEARTFIELD
first edition Some scratches and chips. Spine replaced.
1929 · Berlin
by (HEARTFIELD, JOHN (1891-1968)) TUCHOLSKY, KURT
Berlin., Neurer Deutscher Verlag., 1929. (Germany, Germany, above all, a picture book by Kurt Tucholsky and many photographs assembled by John Heartfield). 236 pp.. 4to. With 194 photographic illustrations of which many are photomontages, with a photomontage on the covers. There may have been an edition of 20,000 or more, but few remain. The Nazi's destroyed as many as they could. Printer: Pass & Garleb A.-G., Berlin. Considered one of the greatest illustrated books of the 20th century, despite the fact that it was not issued as a limited edition. From Manet to Hockney, 83. When, Who, Typography, Cologne: Konemann, 1998, p.274. Rebound in paper boards but is exactly like the hard cover edition in content and with the cover. This copy in good condition, with some restored damage to the soft covers. (Inventory #: 84)