Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr
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The books of
Sulamith Wülfing
A Bibliographical
Work in Progress
by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Sulamith Wülfing - signature
begun 9/23/2002
last update July 20, 2011
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Band 3

Sulamith Wülfing - Band 3 Das TorBand 3 - Das Tor [The Gate]
Sulamith Wülfing

1st printing of 3000 copies (8.875"x11.25" / 22.5 x 28.5 cm)
4th printing to 9000 copies (8.875"x11.25" / 22.5 x 28.5 cm) [1935]
Grayish-green ink throughout. Cover art of child beneath arch
   Das Tor / Die Geschichte Eines Lebens [The Gate / The Story of a Life]
   title page drawing of geometric crystal
   Sulamith / Wülfing / Band III / Zwölf Kupfertiefdrucktafeln
"Vorwort Zur Erst Auflage" [Preface to the First Edition] by Otto Schulze - Autumn 1931
"Von der Liebe" [poem by Otto Schulze - Eberfeld]
[half-title page]
   Das Tor / Die Geschichte Einer Erfüllung / in / Zwölf Bildern
   [The Gate - The Story of Fulfillment in Twelve Pictures]

Twelve black and white plates with tissue guards:

  1. Traumflug
  2. Das Andere
  3. Bitte
  4. Kreuzweg
  5. Der Garten
  6. Blüte
  7. Hochzeit
  8. Das Neue
  9. Warten
  10. Das Tor
  11. Abschied
  12. Heimkehr

List in rear goes to Band III (this book) on the 1st printing.
List in rear goes to Band VII and Kartenserie IV on the 4th printing.

notes: "zwölf kupfertiefdrucktafeln" on title page translates as "twelve copper gravure boards" but these are high quality half-tones. Perhaps the printing plates were copper?
(and thanks to Lisa Price Ganio for the first edition information)


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