The complete first year, in 23 issues (altogether 368 pp. and an VIII pp. index), bound in 2 vols. of the seminal Expressionist periodical, produced under the direction of Otto Haas-Heye, featuring articles and illustrations (including many original graphic works) by many of the leading cultural figures of the time, reacting to the unravelling of European civilization during the First World War, profusely illustrated throughout. Pencil notations to endpapers. 8vo. Half-cloth. Munich (Graphik Verlag) 1914-1915.
A substantial tête-de-série run, in superb condition, of the rare journal whose textual contributors included Martin Buber, Franz Blei, Thomas Mann, Rainer Maria Rilke, Hermann Hesse, Robert Walser, Max Brod, Theodor Daubler, Franz Werfel, Paul Scheerbart, Alfred Wolfenstein, and many others, with original graphic works by Paul Klee, Alfred Kubin, Willi Geiger, Oskar Kokoschka, Max Uhold, Richard Seewald, et al. The journal was suspended during its third year of publication, in 1917. Book ID: 43797