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book (design) story #324

h. heller:
erik, wer bist du?

zeitschriftenverlag aktiengesellschaft, berlin, around 1933
printer: rotophot a.-g., berlin
size: 20 x 14 cm
designer: cesar domela (cover)

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in the early 1930s, the berliner zeitschriftenverlag published their popular paperback novels with modernist photomontage wrappers. this montage of a ship, a fjord and map of scandinavia is signed "domela" on the left.

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cesar domela-nieuwenhuis (1900-1992) designed several covers for this publisher; another example is story 169. a reproduction of the cover i stuck in, probably from a promotional flyer, is stuck in below the half title.

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