Verlag von J.J. Weber n.y., Leipzig. Hardcover. Folio. Green cloth with gilt lettering and extensive gilt decorations. (9pp), (ca. 400pp). Extensive illustrations (some full page, some color, some sepia), maps, color decorative endpapers and matching page edges. Good. . A tight and superb first edition of this undated (but given its title circa 1901) extravagant celebration of all things German: art, culture, literature, etc. Rough title translation: "The Golden Book of the German People at the Turn of the Century: An Overview of the Fatherland's Culture and National Life in 76 Individual Representations in an Outstanding Professional Manner, more than 1000 Portraits, Sayings and Biographies of Living German Men and Women and 37 Art Supplements." A large, lovely, lavish production. Rather uncommon.
Original Copy. German Language.
Some damage to spine . All internal pages in v good condition. handwritten dedication on fly sheet dated November 1901