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Nice books mate

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what's written on the loose pages?

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Author: sschutt

Rudolf's books

The books on the shelves at M's - taken from my grandfather Rudolf's collection


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  Books

..on the shelf in Cologne


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Books

Some of the books on the shelf in Cologne, largely taken from Rudolf and Anne's house


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  A's diary

Inside A's diary - Easter card 1946. A bad translation of the poem: The mole lies in his hole and hears the lark's song. He says: how pointless it is to fly and to sing


Year: 1945
Country: Germany
Place: unsure



  A's diary, May 1945

Four loose rough pages from May 1945; a hasty jotting down of events and places.


Year: 1945
Country: Germany
Place: unsure



  Barb - a novel about a German woman

Cover


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Barb - a novel about a German woman

Inside pages. Published 1941.


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Book about historical military defences in the Rhine/Palatiniate - inside pages

Published in 1940.


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Book about historical military defences in the the Rhine/Palatiniate

On the bookshelf in Cologne


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Koldemanz church book cover

Cover of the Koldemanz church book, containing photos and a 1945 work list, that I discovered in my grandparents' book shelf in 1997. Photographed in 2005 at my aunt's house. (What date should I choose? 1824? 1997? 2005?)


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Church hymn book - inside cover

The title pages of the Koldemanz hymn book from 1824


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Church hymn book - second title page

Hymns and readings....


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Church hymn book - inscription

Handwritten inscription in the Koldemanz hymn book


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Church hymn book - inscription closeup

Berlin, May 1824...


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Church hymn book - hymn 1

"The Ghost says to rest from your work, rest from your work, hallelujah..."


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Cover of "Elsass und Rothringen - Deutsches Land"

Cover of book proclaiming that the regions of Alsace and Rothringen (?) are forever German. Present to A from her first husband, 1943


Year: 1943
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Deutsches Land - end of foreword

It ends: In Greater Germany we will no longer have the problem of Alsace.


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Inscription on Deutsches Land

Present to A from 1943...


Year: 2005
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Feuer und Farbe

"Fire and Colour" - 1940s book on Rudolf's shelf


Year: 1943
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Feuer und Farbe 2

"Fire and Colour" - 1940s book on Rudolf's shelf. It says: War demands truth/the outermost, last/deepest truth/It never acts 'as if'/How it appears to be to you


Year: 1943
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



  Feuer und Farbe 3

"Fire and Colour" - 1940s book on Rudolf's shelf. It says: "War and Art as Idea"


Year: 1943
Country: Germany
Place: Cologne (Koeln)



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