Der Spiesser-Spiegel (First Edition, inscribed). Author: George Grosz Title: Der Spiesser-Spiegel (First Edition, inscribed) Publication: Dresden: Carl Reissner, 1925 Edition: First Edition. INSCRIBED from George Grosz to American journalist Edgar Mowrer on the title page: Mr.
Mowrer [and] Frau / zum Andenken an Berlin / schonst an gewidmet von / George Grosz / Berlin / Nov. Mowrer [and] wife / to the memory of Berlin / already dedicated by / George Grosz / Berlin / November 1927. Text and titles in German. Considered by many to be "the dean of American foreign correspondents, " Edgar Mowrer was born in Bloomington in 1892. He began working as a reporter in France in 1914, having been pressed into service alongside his brother, then working for the Chicago Daily News.
Perceiving the growing power of the Nazi Party, Mowrer began reporting on the rise of Adolf Hitler, publishing day-by-day dispatches from Berlin that would win him a Pulitzer Prize in 1933. Viewed as a serious threat to Nazi power, Mowrer became the first American correspondent to be driven from Germany, taking a post in Paris, where he remained until France's defeat by German forces in 1940.He continued to work as a reporter until his death in 1977. Near Fine, with no dust jacket, with light soil on the text block and a lightly rubbed spine. Royal Books is located in the midtown area of Baltimore, Maryland. Since 1996, we have specialized in rare books and paper relating to twentieth century literature, genre fiction, the arts, and popular culture, with a particular emphasis on cinema. All books noted as First Editions are also First Printings unless indicated otherwise.
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