Bibergeil. Pedantische Liebeslieder. [Lyrische Flugblatter 58.]. George Grosz, Edgar Firn, Karl Döhmann.
Berlin Dada

Bibergeil. Pedantische Liebeslieder. [Lyrische Flugblatter 58.]

Berlin-Wilmersdorf: A. R. Meyer, [1919]. Illustrated title page by George Grosz. First edition. Printed in only 1,000 copies. Published unbound. (16) p. Untrimmed. Pages yellowed due to aging. Upper third of spine torn. Otherwise in fine condition.

George Grosz illustrated Dada edition.

First edition of Edgar Firn’s (Karl Gustav Heinrich Döhmann, 1892–1982) cycle of poems, paying tribute to “the central theme of the twenties, the whore and the eccentric metropolis”. (Bergius, 1999) With George Grosz’s matching title illustration. Grosz and Döhmann were close friends and they organized together several Dada events in Berlin.

Ref.: Josch D 19; Bülow 9; Lang 5; Raabe 144/58.

Bibl.: Bergius, H.: Das Lachen Dadas. Die Berliner Dadaisten und ihre Aktionen. Giessen: Anabas, 1989. p. 243.

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Price: €3,000.00