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A new acquisition: A game that uses a magnet and a metallic wheel to show a letter that is indexed against sheets of code to predict(?). Perhaps the title on the box can be translated to provide guidance: Verborgener Gedanken Errathende Machine.
February 19, 2013
Jeu d’Herbes Medicinales par Kneipp [Germany, c. 1905] A board game based on alternative medicine theories promoted by the Catholic priest Sebastian Kneipp (1821-1897) who became known for his herbal remedies.  
October 17, 2011
Illustrated plates from a German primer on swimming. Carl Purkart, Vorschriften für den Schwimmunterricht (München, 1826)
May 21, 2009
A peepshow (or kullisentheater) by Martin Engelbrecht, circa 1750, showing the exterior of a bordello (Das Bordell). Hand-colored copper-engraved sheets, made in Augsburg, Germany.
March 24, 2009
A saleman's sample book for a line of playing cards produced in Northern Germany, circa the early 1950s.  
February 16, 2009
Three issues of a radical and far-out magazine, Charlie Kaputt, from Berlin, 1968.
November 18, 2008
Posters from Die Deutsche Werbegraphik (Berlin : Verlag Francken & Lang, 1927)
February 21, 2008

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