A complete run in 10 volumes of the avant-garde Dutch-language series devoted to the history of early modern film, each volume focused on an individual topic and by a different author, the series edited overall by C.J. Graadt van Roggen, with topics including film in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Russia, and the United States, comedy, and "sound films", the volumes designed by Piet Zwart. Profusely illustrated throughout with stills and images from film sequences. 8vo. Original illustrated wrpps. with color photo-montage covers, some slight browning and soiling, minor losses along spines, edgewear and some small losses. Rotterdam (W.L. & J. Brusse) 1931-1933.
The series consists of: 1. Het Linnen Venster, by C.J. Graadt van Roggen (72 pp.); 2. Dertig Jaar Film, by L.J. Jordaan (80 pp.); 3. Nederlandsche Filmkunst, by Henrik Scholte (64 pp.); 4. Russische Filmkunst, by Th.B.F. Hoyer (84 pp.); 5. Duitsche Filmkunst, by Simon Koster (75 pp.); 6. Fransche Filmkunst, by Elisabeth de Roos (59 pp.); 7. Amerikaansche Filmkunst, by J. F. Otten (70 pp.); 8. De Absolute Film, by Menno ter Braak (50 pp.); 9. De Komische Film, by Constant van Wessem (56 pp.); and, 10. De Geluidsfilm, by Lou Lichtveld (79 pp.). Book ID: 50476