Two fragile brochures related to the important German, Magdeburg Theatre Exhibition in which the Bauhaus Dessau participated during a period in the 1920’s whenMagdeburg, Germany was considered a model city of modernity forarchitecture, housing construction and social awareness

1) Die Deutsche Theater-Ausstellung Magdeburg 1927. Eine Schilderung ihrerEntstehung und ihres Verlaufes. Mitteldeutschen Ausstellungsgesellschaft M.B.H., Magdeburg 1928, 8.25 x 11.75″, German text, folded once with heavy tape repair, some covering two lines of the text block, with toning and several light folds throughout. Textrelated to the history of the Magdeburg theatre and more including five black and white photographs: The Theatre of Dionysus, an experimental building at the Bauhaus in Dessau, a set design for August Strindbergs, The Great Highway designed by Ludwig Sievert andmore. Printed by: A. Wohlfeld, Magdeburg. 2.) Allemagne, Exposition du Theatre Allemand Magdebourg, May–Sept., 1927, 4 x 8.5″, French text, eight pages, folded brochure, lacking the staples with splits and wear and a light fold throughout. Illustrated in black and red including seven, black and white illustrations explaining the history of the Magdebourg theatre. Theatre Exhibition logo designed by Karl Schulpig, a pioneer of early corporate design, frequently cited as one of the fathers of the modern logo design. Bookseller Inventory # KC16056


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