Hugo Steiner-Prag (Czech, 1880-1945), "Der Golem: Prager Phantasien"
Sold for $2,250
Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1916, limited first edition, in portfolio case with vellum spine on black cloth boards with gilt-stamped title and vignette, with red endpapers and flaps (detached but present), containing twenty-five lithographs of illustrations for Gustav Meyrink's The Golem, each mounted under passe-partout with blind-stamped number and logo of Kurt Wolff and separated by glassine, the first lithograph dated and signed in pencil, the rest signed (and dated) in stone, the title folio first leaf recto with rubricated title and colophon and verso with limitation statement number 137 of 265 (complete print run of 300), numbered and signed in pencil, the second leaf recto with content listing.
[Rodenberg 184; Gobel 704; Sennewald 216]
lithographs 34 x 24 cm; passe-partout 50 x 30 cm; portfolio 51 x 31 cm