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Elsnerdruck. Für Freunde guter Druckkunst

Published by Otto Elsner Buchdruckerei und Verlagsbuchhandlung, Designed by Wilhelm H. Deffke (German, 1887–1950)


Overall: 47 x 34 x 5 cm (18 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with mounted ephemera

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Berlin: Otto Elsner Buchdruckerei und Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1914); [21] with 8 double-page ornamental plates printed in blue, black, and silver, and 12 plates with mounted polychrome ephemera, (leaflets, posters, and advertisements).


By 2012, sold by an unnamed antique book dealer in Berlin to Antiquariat Michael Banzhaf, Tübingen, Germany; 2013, sold by Antiquariat Banzhaf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund