Frans Masereel

Berlin: Axel Juncker Verlag, 1923. First edition. Leather bound. 177pp. Large octavo [26 cm] Bound in full red Morocco with raised bands and the title gilt on the backstrip, boards embossed in blind. Top edge gilt. Marbled endsheets and pastedowns. Moderate rubbing to raised bands of spine. Small bookplate on the front free endsheet. Very good. Item #43029

Signed by Masereel on the page bearing his self-portrait p. [31] (though he’s docketed “32” to the colophon). Includes 42 woodcut illustrations and a pasted-in photograph of Masereel on verso of title. This edition was limited to 150 numbered copies on handmade paper, this is copy 88.

Price: $1,500.00

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