Lot 52: (LEFLER, HEINRICH; and URBAN, JOSEF.) Andersen, Hans Christian. Andersen Kalender 1911.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (LEFLER, HEINRICH; and URBAN, JOSEF.) Andersen, Hans Christian. Andersen Kalender 1911. Translated by Hugo Salus. 12 color plates by Lefler and Urban, surrounded by platinum grey and gilt borders in different designs. Small folio, original decorative covers, scattered soiling, rubbing, and a few short clean tears with a few cellotape reinforcements; plates clean; bookplate on pastedown. Vienna: Munk, 1911 (i.e. 1910)
Notes: Beautiful calendar by Jugendstil masters and brothers-in-law Lefler and Urban. Each colorful and detailed illustration is surrounded by wide decorative borders of flowers, animals, crests, and other motifs relating to the image.