1911. Item #A4931
Donath, Adolph. Psychologie des Kunstsammelns. Berlin: Richard Carl Schmidt 1911. (Bibliothek fur Kunst- und Antiquitatensammler, 9) 156p, 188p, 50 ills. + 20p of ads (chiefly art and antique dealers). Good hardcover (covers smudged); no d.j. Half-title page beginning to separate. ** First edition of this early study of collecting in Europe from antiquity on--tastes, arrangement of objects, the market, etc. With chapters on the art market in modern Berlin and on American collectors (die "amerikanische Gefahr"). Can be sent outside the U.S. for less than the default shipping rate.