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From Chapter: Fine Arts

Nückel, Otto. Destiny a Novel in Pictures. London, Albert E. Marriott Limited, (1930). First English Edition. (Printed in the United States of America). Illustrated original cloth with dust jacket. Not paginated. 208 original leadcuts by Otto Nückel. Cover somewhat discoloured, one corner with small bump, dustjacket with wear and some book tape repairs. Name and date (14.8.32 on first flyleaf. 110,00 EUR
Destiny (German: Schicksal) is the only wordless novel by German artist Otto Nückel. It first appeared in 1926 from the Munich-based publisher Delphin-Verlag. In 211 wordless images the story follows an unnamed woman in a German city in the early 20th century whose life of poverty and misfortune drives her to infanticide, prostitution, and murder.
Exhibitor: Don Quichot Phone: 0031 493 529583 carmen.hedwig@gmail.com
The title is up for the start of the antiquarian book fair.

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