Astrologische Blätter

Full title:

  • Astrologische Blätter: Monatsschrift für Forschung und Praktische Arbeit auf Allen Gebieten der Wissenschaftlichen Astrologie – Gegründet von Karl Brandler-Pracht – Organ der Berliner Astrologischen Gesellschaft (März 1924 – Feb. 1925)
  • Astrologische Blätter: Monatsschrift für Forschung und Praktische Arbeit auf Allen Gebieten der Wissenschaftlichen Astrologie – Gegründet von Karl Brandler-Pracht – Organ der Berliner und Hamburger Astrologischen Gesellschaft (März 1925 – Jul. 1926)
  • Astrologische Blätter: Monatsschrift für Theoretische und Adgewandte Astrologie’ (front cover subtitle) / ‘Unabhängige Zeitschrift für Astrologische Forschung’ (inner subtitle) (Sep. 1926 – März 1927)

Editor:

  • Noah, Bruno (März 1924 – Jul. 1926)
  • Winkel, M. Erich (Sep. 1926 – März 1927)

Publication credits:

  • Linser-Verlag G. m. b. H., Berlin-Pankow (all issues held)

Holdings:

  • 5. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1924. (Covers separation at bottom third and top 5mm of spine.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 259-288]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1924. (Covers detached and torn at margins; front cover chipped at inner and lower margins.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 3-31] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1924. (Covers detached and torn at some margins; front cover chipped at parts of inner and upper margins; rear cover at upper inner corner.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 35-63] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 3, Juni 1924. Two copies. Copy A: (Slight chipping to extremities of spine; two short tear s to outer edge of front cover.) Copy B: (Covers detached; 3cm tear to inner edge of front cover; some chipping to extremities of rear cover and slightly to front cover). Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 65-95] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 4, Juli 1924. Two copies. Copy A: (1-inch separation to top of spine; slight chipping to upper outer corner of front cover and extremities of spine.) Copy B: (Covers detached; chipping and tearing to some extremities of both covers.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 97-128] + [1] + [rear cover featuring advertisement]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 5, August 1924. Two copies. Copy A: (3 cm separation to foot of spine; 0.5 cm to top of same.) Copy B: (Covers detached; front cover chipped at upper and inner margins and slightly at lower margin; rear cover at part of upper margin only.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 129-159] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 6, September 1924. Two copies. Copy A: (Separation to top 5mm and bottom 1.2 cm of spine; small open tear to top edge of front cover.) Copy B: (Covers detached; light chipping to some margins of both covers.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 161-191] + [1] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 7, Oktober 1924. (Defective copy: lacks leaves comprising pp. 205-228[1].) (Covers detached. Front cover slightly chipped at margins; occasional edge-tears to both covers. Insect hole through lower margin of rear cover and to a lesser degree all pages from 231 to end, not affecting text.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with publication details] + [pp. 193-204] + [table] + [pp. 229-239] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 8, November 1924. Two copies. Copy A: (Separation down central section and of and to bottom inch of spine; two horizontal tears from central split across most of front cover.) Copy B: (Covers detached, with some marginal tears and slight chipping; rear cover with heavier marginal chipping; final inner leaf close to detaching.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 241-271] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 9, Dezember 1924. Two copies. Copy A: (Separation down lower half of spine and in parts of upper and central areas.) Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks leaf comprising pp. 303-[4]. Separation to bottom two inches of spine and in central section and top 2cm; a few open tears and chips to front cover.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 273-303] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 273-302] + [stub from cut-out following leaf] + [1] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 10, Januar 1925. Two copies. Copy B: (Covers detached and slightly chipped at inner margins, with occasional short edge tears.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 305-335] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 11, Februar 1925. Copy A with early owner’s sheet featuring hand-drawn horoscopes of the German Republic (9.9.1918) and Raymond Poincaré (20.8.1860) [2] laid in. Two copies. Copy A: (7mm separation to foot of spine.) Copy B: (Covers detached and chipped at inner margins, with occasional short edge-tears.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 337-367] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 6. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1925. Copy A with professionally printed two-sided advertising flyer for various astrological books on small green paper laid in, together with monochrome portrait of Christoph Amberger (1500-1562) and separate printed note about Kaiser Karl V signed by D. Trudel. Two copies. Copy A: (Light chipping to extremities of spine). Copy B: (Covers detached and somewhat chipped and torn at inner margins; year volume title leaf and final inner leaf comprising volume index both detached but present.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [stub from removed year volume title leaf] + [pp. 369-399] + [4] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [year volume title leaf] + [pp. 369-399] + [4] + [rear cover featuring advertisements]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1925. Two copies. Copy A: (Defective copy: lacks final internal leaf. Slight chipping to top of spine.) Copy B: (Covers close to detaching, holding by narrow central section only; slight chipping to inner margin of front cover and lower inner corner of rear cover.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + 30 + [stub from cut-out final leaf] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + 31 + [1] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1925. Two copies. Copy A: (Separation to top 2 cm and bottom cm of spine.) Copy B: (Covers detached. Front cover chipped at inner margin and slightly at parts of upper and lower margins; 2 cm tear to inner edge of front cover; rear cover slightly chipped at parts of outer and upper margins, with 2 cm tear to outer edge.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisement] + [pp. 33-63] + [2] + [rear cover featuring content feature]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 3/4, Juni / Juli 1925 – Kongress-Nummer. Two copies. Both copies: (Minor chipping to extremities of spine.) Copy A: (2-inch tear to outer margin of leaf comprising pp. 113-4, crossing some text, without loss.) Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks final internal leaf, cut out by a former owner.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisement] + [pp. 65-127] + [2] + [rear cover featuring advertisement]. Copy B: [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisement] + [pp. 65-126] + [stub from cut-out leaf] + [1] + [rear cover featuring advertisement]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 5, August 1925. Two copies. Both copies: (Moderate wear to extremities of spine.) Copy B: (paint-like accretion to part of top edge of page block, extending to top few mm of covers. 2 cm tear to outer edge of final internal leaf.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 129-159] + [1] + [rear cover backed with advertisement]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 6, September 1925. (Defective copy: lacks leaves comprising pp. 165-188[3]. Separation to top 7 cm and bottom 5 cm of spine. Chipping to upper inner corner of both covers and all internal leaves.) [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 161-4] + [table] + [pp. 190-1] + [1] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 7, Oktober 1925. Two copies. Copy A: (Defective copy: lacks final leaf. 1 cm separation to top of spine.) Copy B: (Lacks covers; final leaf detached; bottom 3/5ths of first leaf separating from spine.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 193-200] + [bound-in double-page plate of diagrams] + [pp. 201-222] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Pp. 193-223] + [1]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 8, November 1925. (Lacks covers; separation of top cm of first leaf from spine. Former owner’s green pencilled mark to margin of p. 247.) [Pp. 225-255] + [1]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 9, Dezember 1925. Two copies. Copy A: (2 cm separation to foot of spine.) Copy B: (1 cm separation to both extremities of spine.) Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 257-287] + [1] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 10, Januar 1926. (Covers detached; tiny chip lost from top edge of rear cover.) [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 289-320] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 11, Februar 1926. Two copies. Copy A: (3.5 cm separation to foot of spine; patch of separation towards centre of spine; light chipping to top of spine and tearing to upper inner corner of front cover.) Copy B: (Defective copy – lacks pp. 351-2. Light chipping to extremities of spine.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 321-352] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements.] Copy B: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 321-350] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 7. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1926. Both copies: Index to VFII. Jahrgang laid-in loose, presumed as issued (Index to Copy A marginally chipped and with former owner’s coloured pencil marks to some margins). Two copies. Copy A: (3 cm separation to top and 5 cm to foot of spine; heavy chipping to lower outer corner of rear cover; light chipping to both upper corners and lower inner corner of rear cover; minimal loss from lower inner corner of front cover.) Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks pp. 381-4.) Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 353-384] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 353-380] + [marginal stubs left when final two leaves cut out] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 8. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1926. (Defective copy: lacks pp. 31-2. Light chipping to extremities of spine.) [Front cover featuring table of contents] + 30 pp + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 8. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1926. (Minor chipping to extremities of spine.) [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 33-64] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 8. Jahrgang Heft 3, Juni 1926. (Light wear to extremities of spine.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 65-96] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 8. Jahrgang Heft 4, Juli 1926. (Small patch of wear towards foot of spine; light wear to foot of same.) [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 97-128] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang VIII Heft 6, September 1926. (Front cover detached and heavily chipped at upper outer margin; also chipped at upper inner and parts of inner margin; 2 cm tear to outer edge of front cover; rear cover separated down top 3/5ths and bottom inch, slightly chipped at outer edge, and stained by paint-like adhesion at upper margin and on parts of top edge.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 161-199] + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang VIII Heft 7, Oktober 1926. Two copies. Copy A: (Chip lost from top cm of spine; separation to bottom inch of same.) Copy B: (Lightly chipped at foot of spine; rear cover missing). Copy A: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 201-239] + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 201-239] + [1 page of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang VIII Heft 9, Dezember 1926. Two copies. Copy A: (1 cm chips lost from both ends of spine; 1.5 cm separation to top of same; further short internal tear towards foot of spine.) Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks pp. 321-4 and rear cover; separation to top 6 cm of front cover; spine paper heavily chipped and torn.) Copy A: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 277-324] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 277-320]
  • Jahrgang VIII Heft 10, Januar 1927. Two copies. Copy A: (1.5 cm separation to top of spine; heavy paint-like adhesions to top edge of page block and upper parts of rear cover, crossing upper parts of advertisements with some loss of legibility; heavy chipping to upper outer margin of leaf comprising pp. 333-4, with associated long closed tear across most of page; 1 cm tear to outer edges of leaves comprising pp. 335-6 and 337-8; former owner’s red-inked marginal dots to pp. 350 and 351.) Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks pp. 363-4; rear cover missing; tearing to extremities of spine; light edgewear to front cover.) Copy A: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [1] + [pp. 326-364] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 325-362]
  • Jahrgang VIII Heft 12, März 1927. (Separation to top 5 cm and bottom 4 cm of spine, and to an internal 3 cm stretch; chipping to top 1.5 cm and bottom 8mm of same, and to upper inner corner of rear cover; light chipping to lower outer corner of same. Damp stain to lower margin of front cover and first two leaves within.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 397-428] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]

Binding format and presentation notes:

  • All issues as original separate issues in paper covers, except where covers missing (as advised in text)

 

[1] These pages comprised astronomical ephemerides for 1925, and are presumed to have been torn out for separate use by the original owner. The article contents of this issue are all present

[2] President of France, 1913-1920

[3] These pages comprised the astronomical ephemerides for 1926, and have apparently been cut out by an early owner, leaving only the issue’s single feature article surviving in this copy

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