Book Record

AuthorAlfred Kubin
TitleEin Bilder: ABC
PublisherMaximilian-Gesellschaft, E.V.

Catalog No.NC979.K95B5 1948

NotesKubin uses the well-known printing leitmotif of the Alphabet book for a series of mordant caricatures. The titles are his own and are translated for each selection in the comments. Among his stock characters, such fantastic entities as death, the fool, the devil, and a host of creatures, real and hybrid, from the grotesque bestiary. .

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Devils & DemonsDanse MacabreWeird ScienceBestiaryThe MarvelousThe GrotesquePossession & InsanityFantastic SpaceFreaks, Monsters & Prodigies

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