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Vienna. -. Two pages on a printed bifolium of "Die Zeit" letterhead, approx. 5-3/4 X 8-3/4 in. Hermann Bahr (1863-1934), prominent journalist and drama critic in Vienna and Munich, who was pilloried by Karl Kraus, trying to arrange an appointment with a writer. The recipient was the writer who published...
Vienna. -. One page, approx. 8-1/4 X 10-1/2 in. Friendly, welcoming note to the editor at S. Fischer Verlag, who would become a leading publisher of exiled German-language writers during the nazi-era.
-. Written on the back of a printed invitation to a "Gesellschaftstee," in Berlin; bifolium , approx. 5-1/2 X 8-3/4 in. Lola Beeth (1861-1940), operatic soprano, performed in Berlin and Vienna, specializing in Wagnerian roles.
Geneva & St. Cyr. -. One page letter on single leaf, approx. 8-1/4 X 11-1/4 in.; small black-edged mourning card, approx. 3 X 4-1/2 in. Georg Bernhard (1875-1944) German-Jewish liberal journalist, editor of the "Vossische Zeitung" and later founder of the exile newspaper "Pariser Tageblatt." Bernhard, along with his correspondent...
Friedenau. -. One page on a bifolium, approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. Aron Bernstein (1812-1884), political journalist and advocate of Jewish emancipation, edited "Die Volkszeitung" in Berlin.
Klosters (Switzerland). -. Card approx. 3-1/2 X 5-1/2 in. Albert Bielschowsky (1847-1902) was a literary critic and biographer of Goethe.
Berlin. -. Postcard, approx. 3-1/2 X 5-1/2 in. Otto Brahm (1856-1912), influential drama critic, declines to review a book in "Die Vossische Zeitung." Ulla Wolff-Frank, also known as Frankfurter, wrote and published with the pseudonym "Ulrich Frank."
Berlin. -. Four pages, on a bifolium, approx. 4-1/2 X 7 in. Marie von Bülow (1857-1941), actress and wife of the great Wagnerian conductor Hans von Bülow, writes at length to the Jewish writer who used the male pseudonym "Ulrich Frank," and was sometimes known by her later married name.....
Vienna. -. Secretarial letter, one page, on large bifolium, approx. 8-1/2 X 11 in., coated, laid paper with blindstamp of the Imperial Hofburgtheater. Franz von Dingelstedt (1814-1881) was a successful journalist and satirist, whose sympathies in his younger years were with the radical "Junges Deutschland" movement. He underwent a sort...
Chapel Hill, N.C. -. Six pages, on three leaves, approx. 7-1/4 X 10-1/2 in. Adolf Drucker (1876-1967) was a prominnet Viennese lawyer and civil servant. His son Peter became well known in the U.S. as a business managment consultant and professor, who wrote on economic matters for the Wall Street.....
-. Two pages, approx. 8-1/2 X 11 in. Drucker writes in apprecation of Meyer's book "Von Bismarck zu Hitler."
Berlin. -. One page, on a bifolium leaf, approx. 4-1/2 X 7 in.
Georg Engel (1866-1831) dramatist and critic.
-. One page, approx. 8-1/2 X 11 in. Herbert Eulenberg (1876-1949) successful theater manager and playwright. Mentions Balzac. Frankfurter, an attorney and a left-liberal politican, was acting as an advocate in a case invovling a publication of Balzac's "Contes Drolatiques."
London. -. Four page letter on two leaves, approx. 7 X 9 in., and two aerogrammes. Erich Eyck (1878-1964) lawyer, historian, author of "Bismarck and the German Empire."
-. One page, on a leaf of quadrille paper, approx. 8-1/4 X 10-1/2 in. Frank (1882-1961), uprooted and stateless as an exile from Hitler, writes the Swiss author hoping for help in mailing books.
Berlin. -. One page, on a bifolium, approx. 5-1/2 X 8-1/2 in. Ludwig Fulda (1862-1939), a prolific playwright.
San Francisco. -. Two pages on a small bifolium of Fairmont Hotel stationery, approx. 5-1/2 X 6-3/4 in. Martin Gumpert (1897-1955) was a physician and a novelist, and a respected member of the American community of German exiles from Hitler. Here he writes to an old friend whom he'd encountered...
Berlin. -. Four pages on a bifolium of laid paper, approx. 5 X 7-3/4 in. Hermann Heiberg (1840-1910), a respected realist writer, admired by Theodor Fontane.
Berlin. -. Letters on bifolium leaves, approx. 4-1/2 X 6-3/4 in; postcard approx. 3-1/2 X 5-1.2 in. Ludwig Hoffmann (1852-1932) architect.
-. Three pages on a small bifolium, approx. 3-1/2 X 5-1/4 in. A warm, emotional letter, thanking the recipient for her expression of concern, and discussing a loss. Amalie Joachim (1839-1899) was a popular singer as Amalie Weiss, before she married the composer and musician Joseph Joachim. Her performing career...
-. Picture postcard with a photographic portrait of Kadelburg, approx. 3-1/2 X 5-1/2 in., signed for a collector, who has written in the address. Gustav Kadelburg (1851-1925) was a successful Austrian stage actor, who gave up his performing career to write light comedies, farces, and operettas.
-. Written on two sides of a card, approx. 4 X 6 in. Melanie Kurt (1880-1941) was a versatile operatic soprano. She joined the Metropolitan Opera in 1914, specializing in Wagner, but his works were banned when the United States joined the war against Germany in 1917. She returned to...
-. Both sides of a plain white card, approx. 3-1/2 X 5-3/4 in. Gertrud Le Fort (1876-1971), prolific writer of respected novels deeply informed by her religious conversion to Catholicism.