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Kriegsfibel

Kriegsfibel

Manuscript of Bertolt Brecht's poem "Die Kriegsfibel" (War primer), which consists of 71 leaves, each with a photograph and lyric text on photographic paper hand-cut and pasted onto black construction paper. The entire unbound work is contained in a cloth-lined brown buckram wrapper held in a brown buckram slipcase with brown half-leather binding, and the spine title stamped in gold. Spine title: Brecht Kriegsfibel. Pagination is penciled on the back of each leaf by the author.

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