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4to - 25.5 x 17.5 cm.; vii, 305, (3) pp. Text is in German Fraktur. Mit fehr vielen Kunstdruckbildern und Textillustrationen. No copyright date, approbations dated 1910. A richly illustrated and elaborately bound life of Christ printed for German Catholic immigrants to the US. Berg was professor at the Provinzial Seminar in St. Francis, Wisconsin. The frontis illustration is in colour, all others are b/w, many with protective tissue guards (many of which are loose and edgeworn). Blue cloth-covered boards with chamfered edges, Art Nouveau decoration and paste-down picture of the head of Christ on front, decoration and title on spine, gilt text block edges, marker ribbon, decorated endpapers. Light edgewear on boards with worn corners, binding shaken with weaknesses noted at front and back hinges and some signatures. Present also is the slip case as issued, a rather plain but sturdy affair.
Title: Das Leben und Leiden Jesu Christi.
Categories: Catholic - Pastoral Writings,
Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin., Milwaukee Book Co.: (1910)
Book Condition: Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 15022
Keywords: Joseph Berg Das Leben und Leiden Jesu Christi Jesu Christi Wisconsin German German Immigrants German Catholic Immigrants Art Nouveau bindings