1907 · Berlin
Berlin: R. Duhrkoop, 1907. Softcover. fair. R. Duhrkoop. Elephant folio. 8 pp., sixty-two plates in photogravure (images are approx. 6.5" x 9"), one mounted photo and one original mounted photo with letter, poster and text. Text lists division of all professors by school, including architecutre, physical engineering, mechanical engineering, shipbuilding, chemistry, mathematics and natural sciences. All professors are photographed and reproduced in photogravure by R. Duhrkoop. Portfolio of 3/4 leather over textured cloth boards. Spotting and discoloration to boards. Heavy chipping to leather and age wearing throughout binding. Many plates are somewhat warped and water-stained in the mat, most not affecting image. Some pulling to page edges. Four items concerning the 60th birthday celebration of Professor Karl Becker are laid in, including two original photographs, a poster, and an original typed and signed letter from Professor Winkhaus concerning the event. The letter is signed with a 'Heil Hitler!' by Winkhaus. All dated December 1939. Rare, no copies in OCLC or KVK catalogues. Binding in poor, plates in good condition. WITH 39 page booklet "Die Königliche Technische Hochschule zu Berlin," published in Berlin in 1903 by Rudolf Mückenberger. Oblong 8vo. Original printed wrappers. Signature, place and date handwritten by previous owner on free front endpaper. Profusely illustrated with full-page b/w reproductions of photographs, some plans and charts. Age wear, staining and some creasing on wraps. Abrasions on free front endpaper and on inside of front wrapper. Text in German. Wraps in fair, interior in very good condition. Rare.
(Inventory #: 7799)