Die Bibel, published by F. Bruckmann A-G, Wood-Engravings by Bruno Goldschmitt (~1920)

{Ed. Note: This is an article by Books and Vines contributor Dlphcoracl.} Readers of Books and Vines will not be strangers to a short-lived but remarkable series of books entitled ‘Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur mit Original-Graphik’ published by Dr. Julius Schroder in Munich, Germany between 1920 to 1927.  The books were wide-ranging and although published in the Weimar Republic of Germany nearly half of the books were printed … Continue reading Die Bibel, published by F. Bruckmann A-G, Wood-Engravings by Bruno Goldschmitt (~1920)

Faust, Part Two, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Julius Schroder’s ‘Masterworks of World Literature With Original Illustrations’

{Ed. Note: In December 2011 Books and Vines published an article by DlphcOracl on a magnificent volume of Faust, published by Julius Schroder in 1920 as part of his Masterworks of World Literature with Original Artwork. It turns out that DlphcOracl also has Faust Part Two from this same series by Schroder, which we now present to you below. For those who have not read the … Continue reading Faust, Part Two, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Julius Schroder’s ‘Masterworks of World Literature With Original Illustrations’

Faust, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from Julius Schroder, 1920

{Ed Note:  In early November, contributor DlphcOracl wrote an article on an absolutely beautiful edition of Hamlet.  It was a 1920 publication by publisher Julius Schroder as part of a series Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur mit Original-Graphik  (Masterworks of World Literature with Original Artwork).  DlphcOracl then followed that with another beautiful edition from that same series, Antony and Cleopatra.  This article is the last in the series, looking at the … Continue reading Faust, by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, from Julius Schroder, 1920

Antony and Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare, from Julius Schroder, 1923

{Ed Note:  In early November, contributor DlphcOracl wrote an article on an absolutely beautiful edition of Hamlet. It was a 1920 publication by publisher Julius Schroder as part of a series “Meisterwerke der Weltliteratur mit Original-Graphik”  (Masterworks of World Literature with Original Artwork).  I asked DlphcOracl if he had another one from this series; this post is his response. By the way, the best is yet to come, a … Continue reading Antony and Cleopatra, by William Shakespeare, from Julius Schroder, 1923

Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, 1920 Edition Published by Julius Schroder

{Ed Note: Contributor DlphcOracl sent me this article on an absolutely beautiful edition of Hamlet. Pictures follow the article. I would like to thank DlphcOracl for the research that went into this one.  It is quite an impressive book.} There are many private press books I have that would likely be of interest to readers of Books and Vines but one in particular is quite unique. … Continue reading Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, 1920 Edition Published by Julius Schroder