Sale 532 Lot 26

Das Plakat: Mitteilungen des Vereins der Plakatfreunde. Berlin: Verlag Das Plakat (and other imprints), 1912-1921.

Volumes 3-10, 62 issues including 6 double numbers, 4to (277 x 215 mm). Profusely illustrated with numerous full-page color-printed and black and white plates, inserted specimens, and mounted plates. (A few leaves wanting from Vol.4 No.3, a handful of mounted plates lacking, some leaves becoming loose, a few margins with minor chipping or creasing, some leaves trimmed close.) ORIGINAL PRINTED WRAPPERS, Vol.9 as separately issued in folding case; Vol. 11 in decorated cloth; Vols. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 uniformly bound in red half cloth, boards; Vols. 3, and 12 in varying half cloth and boards (some wear).

Das Plakat, arguably the finest periodical on the poster and advertising material, was first issued in 1910. The illustration represents the major German artists of the era, and includese work by French, English and American artists as well. A NEARLY COMPLETE RUN: long runs, such as the present set, are rare on the market at auction.

Estimate $ 10,000-15,000

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