Dresden: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, 1936. First edition. Wraps. A pictorial catalog of German colonies around the world, including New Guinea (Kaiser Wilhelms Land), Samoa, the Solomons, and China in the Schantung (Shandong) area. Each holding illustrated with color plates in the style of cigarette cards laid down on a full page monochrome illustration, with printed captions below each card.
Oblong 4to. 72pp, 270 color illustrations resembling cigarette cards, in text maps. Publisher's tan gilt embossed and decorated stiff paper wrappers, with color illustration of Mt. Kilimanjaro laid down at front wrapper, flanked by embossed figures of an Afican and a German soldier. Small chip to corner of laid in color cover illustration; wrappers slightly dusty. Plates very bright and clean. Trove 5876577 records 2 copies, at the Australian National University and the National Library of Australia. Good + condition. Item #25140