Lot 233: SCHWITTERS, KURT. Die Silbergäule. Merz 8. Die Kathedrale.

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December 1, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
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Description: SCHWITTERS, KURT. Die Silbergäule. Merz 8. Die Kathedrale. 7 lithographs plus lithographed cover by Schwitters. 8vo, wrappers, staples lacking, leaving contents loose and small rust stains to plates in gutter area, diagonal crease to rear cover, faint vertical red marks on covers; ex-library Hans and Regina Franck (with ink stamp on bottom margin of first lithograph). Later edition with publisher''s printed listing through Silbergäule issue 55/56 on rear endpaper (Kathedrale was 41/42). Ex-collection Arthur and Elaine Lustig Cohen (Ex-Libris). Hannover: Paul Steegemann, (1920)
Notes: with--Die Blume Anna/ Die neue Anna Blume eine Gedichtsammlung aus den Jahren 1918-1922. Kurt Merz Schwitters. 8vo, original green wrappers printed in black, some toning, spine separating. Berlin: Verlag Der Sturm, 1922.
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