Friedrich Nietzsche - Aldus sprak Zarathustra

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Friedrich Nietzsche - Aldus sprak Zarathustra - Driebergen - De Twee Fonteinen - [Amsterdam, F. Hoes, 1944] - 1st edition - [200]pp - Vellum - 16,5 x 24,5 cm.

Condition: Good - no. 13 (hand-numbered), book binding somewhat rust-stained, but neat.

Clandestine, bibliophile edition from the occupation time, dedicated to 'den Rattenvanger van Berlijn' [The Pied Piper from Berlin; Adolf Hitler]. The text was hand-set from the Lutetia type by Jan van Krimpen and printed 'somewhere in the Netherlands'. Illustrated with a vignette in red and gold on the title page, by Wim van Woerden The binding (bound half-parchment) was provided by Gerard van Laren.

¶ De Jong 595; Simoni N7 : 'Not what it seems, a translation of Also sprach Zarathustra, but a collection with commentary of unflattering quotations from German authors on Germany, compiled by [Dutch-Surinamese writer] Lou Lichtveld (1903-1996) and published again in 1946 under his pseudonym Albert Helman with the title Teutonenspiegel".

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