Im Neuen Deutschland! Zehn Jahre Republik in Bildern. 1.-5. Teil. Arma Judaica Germanorum
Kunze, Richard (ed.)
Price: 3,750.00 USD
Berlin: Verlag Richard Kunze, 1929. Large Quarto. 96pp. unpaginated. Original illustrated pink stapled wraps with black ruling and lettering on cover. In the new Germany! Ten Years Republic in Pictures. Rare publication with malevolent, mostly full page caricatures with captions inciting and documenting the increasing anti-Semitism during the Weimar Republic. Fully illustrated throughout. Each page with one or more b/w caricatures and captions. Kunze (1872-1945), also known as Bludgeon-Kunze (Knüppel-Kunze), published this collection of anti-Semitic caricature in 1929, the same year he joined the NSDAP and dissolved the DtSP (Deutschsoziale Partei) which he had founded in 1921. From 1930 on Kunze was active as the Reichs-Speaker (Reichsredner) for the NSDAP. From 1932 to 1933 he was a representative for the Nazi Party in the Prussian State Parliament and after that in the German National Parliament (Reichstag). On the occasion of his 70th birthday he was honored in the Nazi press for his anti-Semitic propaganda. "Im Neuen Deutschland" was included in the list of banned publications in the Soviet occupied zone after W.W.II. Text in German. Wraps with light wear along edges, small chips and tears, lightly sunned along bottom and foredge with some small stains on cover. Front cover partly loosened from staples. Sligth diagonal fold in upper right corner throughout. Small stamp on title. Occasional small closed tears at foredge in block with one page showing three inch closed tear at foredge. Block slightly age toned with small water stain in upper right corner of first four pages. Wraps in overall good, interior in good+ to very good condition. First edition. g to vg.