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Third Reich World Exhibition 1937 Paris 3D Photo Book

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Third Reich World Exhibition 1937 Paris 3D Photo Book-This original linen hardcover book consists of text by E.P. Frank on the subject of the World Exhibition in Paris in 1937.  There are 22 of the 3D photos interspersed on black pages throughout the text, and the text is written in its entirety in three languages: German, English and French. You can see a three-dimensional view of the magnificent Nazi exhibit hall near the Eiffel Tower or the record-breaking streamlined Mercedes-Benz automobile on display inside the hall. German industrial power and innovation took center stage in 1937 with notable exhibits of Mercedes-Benz cars and engines, science, electronics, toys, glass, ceramics, optical equipment, art, furniture, musical instruments, etc. The ubiquitous swastika emblem of Nazi Germany is as expected, evident everywhere in the background, in flags, wallpaper, iron railings, etc. Contains 111 clean pages; all 100 original stereographs cards measuring 5" x 2-2/7" are intact, with photos by Heinrich Hoffmann, Reichsbildberichterstatter der NSDAP. Thick beveled linen covered boards with four die cut recesses to hold the metal viewer and photographs. Text is by E. P. Frank, Paris, and published by Raumbild Verlag Otto Schönstein, Diessen am Ammersee in 1937. Again, all pages are complete and clean, and very tight in the binding. All photos are in place, and stereo viewer (with instruction booklet) is included as well!  Excellent condition.