HEINRICH HOFFMANN HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF PHOTO BOOKS OF ADOLF HITLER
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HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF PHOTO BOOKS OF ADOLF HITLER
TAKEN BY HIS PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHER HEINRICH HOFFMANN
THE OFFERING OF THESE BOOKS IS IN NO WAY A PROMOTION OF HITLER, NAZISM OR THE ATROCITIES ASSOCIATED.
THESE BOOKS ARE BEING OFFERED FOR THEIR HISTORICAL AND PHOTOGRAPHIC TRIBUTES.
HEINRICH HOFFMANN JOINED THE GERMAN ARMY DURING WWI, WHERE HE WORKED AS AN OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHER. HIS FIRST BOOK OF PHOTOGRAPHS WAS PUBLISHED IN 1919. IN 1920 HE JOINED THE NSDAP, WHERE HE BECAME FRIENDS WITH & PERSONAL PHOTOGRAPHER TO ADOLF HITLER.
THE U.S. ARMY ARRESTED HOFFMANN IN 1945 AND AFTER THE WAR HE WAS TRIED
AND SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON FOR NAZI PROFITEERING.
IT IS ESTIMATED THAT HOFFMANN TOOK OVER 2.5 MILLION PHOTOGRAPHS OF HITLER,
AND THIS IS A JUST A SMALL COLLECTION OF THOSE.
THIS IS A LOT OF 12 PICTORIAL SOFT BOOKS PUBLISHED BY HEINRICH HOFFMAN
OF ADOLF HITLER DATED 1939 - 1940.
COPY RIGHT DATE ON THE FIRST BOOK IS 1938 AND ON THE LAST 1940.
It is believed that these books were given as a gift as they
were found in a (partial) box (see pictures);
The top of the box is written in old German
and Translates to:
"Honorary Prize of the German Reich Ministers for Feeding (nutrition) and Agriculture for Their Extraordinary Achievements in Field of Animal Breeding"
TITLES OF THESE SOFT BOOKS ARE:
The covers of these
books show the worst wear. The inside pages are very good +. The photos are
extraordinarily well preserved. This is a rare find and a wonderful collectors
item for the true historian or collector of Heinrich Hoffmann photography. One
must admit that while the subject (Hitler) matter maybe sensitive to many, the
talent of Heinrich Hoffman cannot be denied.
PLEASE CHECK OUT MY "ME" PAGE FOR POLICY INFORMATION. THANK-YOU FOR LOOKING!
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