Leipzig - Berlin: B. G. Taubner, 1923; 1924. First editions. Second volume inscribed by Aby Warburg to Eduard Norden. In later half cloth. Two volumes bound into one. (6), (1)–185, (1) p. and (8) plates; (6), (1)–239, (1) p. and (9) plates. With Norden’s possessor’s inscription on first page, in blue pencil. With Norden’s notes and underlinings in pencil at few places in first volume and more in the second. Slightly trimmed. Overall in fine condition.
“Vorträge” was a series of lectures of the Warburg Institute. This copy is inscribed to Eduard Norden (1868–1941), the German classical philologist and historian of religion, whose main work “Die Geburt des Kindes. Geschichte einer religiösen Idee” was published in the series of “Studien der Bibliothek Warburg” in 1924.