Die Astrologie[1]

Full title:

  • Die Astrologie: Zeitschrift für theoretische und angewandte Astrologie (Juni 1927 – Juli 1928)
  • Die Astrologie: Monatsschrift fur theoretische und angewandte Astrologie (cover title) (März 1929 – März 1936)
  • Die Astrologie: Zeitschrift für moderne Astrologie (inner titles of bound issues: front covers missing) (April – August 1929)

Editors:

  • Winkel, M. Erich (Juni – Sept. 1927)
  • Noah, Bruno (Feb. – Juli 1928)
  • Becker, Wilhelm (März 1929 – März 1936)

Publication credits:

  • Linser-Verlag G.m.b.H., Berlin-Pankow (Juni – September 1927)
  • Astrologischer Verlag Wilhelm Becker, Schloßstr. 69, Berlin-Steglitz (Februar – Juli 1928)
  • Astrologischer Verlag Wilhelm Becker, Berlin-Steglitz, Scholoßstr. 69 (März 1929 – März 1936)

Holdings:

  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 1, April 1927. (Chip lost from upper inner corner of front cover and top 1.3 cm of spine.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + 46 + [2 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 2, Mai 1927. (Former owner’s personal stamp to front cover and margin of first internal page.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 49-91] + [5 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 3, Juni 1927. Two copies. Copy A: (Former owner’s personal stamp to front cover and margin of first internal page.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 93-135] + [5 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements] Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks pp. 135-[136] and final four pages of advertisements.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 93-134] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 4/5, Juli / August 1927. (Light chipping to foot of spine; traces of extraneous paper adhesion to inner margin of rear cover.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 137-225] + [7 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 6, September 1927. Copy A with original joint old and new publishers’ printed letter to subscribers announcing the hand-over of the publication from Linser Verlag to Astrologischer Verlag Wilhelm Becker laid in. Two copies. Copy A: (Former owner’s personal stamp to front cover and margin of first internal page.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 227-268] + [6 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: (Defective copy: Lacks final six pages of advertisements.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 227-268] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 7 / 8, Oktober / November 1927. Original retail-oriented price sash (torn at tops and tails of some folds) advertising highlights of the issue wrapped around covers. Original printed publisher’s slip addressing the reader laid in. Original once-folded 4-page printed advertising brochure for ‘Der astrologische Gedanke in der deutschen Vergangenheit’ by Dr. Heinz Artur Strauß (q.v.) also laid in. (Former owner’s personal stamp to margin of first internal page.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 269-361] + [pp. 362-4 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 9, Dezember 1927. (Two small chips lost from top and upper margin of front cover; light chipping to foot of spine.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 365-407] + [5 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 10, Januar 1928. (Light chipping to foot of spine; 5mm chip lost from top of same, with further 1.2 cm tear down spine.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 407-450] + [4 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 11, Februar 1928. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 451-495] + [3 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks p. 495 of advertisements and final 3 pages of advertisements. 1 cm tear at top of spine.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 451-494] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • Jahrgang IX, Heft 12, März 1928. Copy A with Inhalts-Verzeichnis des neunten Jahrgangs der “Astrologie” laid in. Also laid in to Copy A, original publisher’s advertising flyer (chipped at lower margin without loss of text) for a planetary hour-telling volvelle device called ‘Kosmische Uhr nach Louen’, published by Theosophisches Verlagshaus. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 495-540] + [2 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B:  (Defective copy: lacks final leaf of advertisements.) [Front cover backed with table of contents] + [pp. 495-540] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 10. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1928. (Defective copy: lacks rear cover and pp. 39-42.) [Front cover featuring table of contents] + 38pp
  • 10. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1928. (Defective copy: lacks pp. 95-6.) [Front cover featuring table of contents, backed with advertisements] + [pp. 49-94] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 10. Jahrgang Heft 4, Juli 1928. [Front cover featuring table of contents] + [pp. 145-189] + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 10. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1929. [Front cover] + [pp. 513-60] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 11. Jahrgang, Heft 1, April 1929. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + 47 + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements. Copy B: 47 + [1 page of advertisements]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1929. Three copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 49-95] + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [pp. 49-95] + [1 page of advertisements]. Copy C: (Defective copy: Lacks pp. 95-[6] and rear cover.) Copy C: [Front cover] + [pp. 49-94]
  • 11. Jahrgang, Heft 3, Juni 1929. Copy A with once-folded original printed 3-page printed letter of clarification by Wilhelm Becker, dated in print Juni 1929, laid in. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 97-142] + [2 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]. Copy B: [pp. 97-142] + [2 pages of advertisements]
  • 11. Jahrgang, Heft 4/5, Juli – August 1929. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 145-222] + [2 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]. Copy B: (Defective copy: lacks final leaf of advertisements.) [pp. 145-222]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 6, September 1929. Original small advertising order form / brochure for Die Deutsche Ephemeride 2 Bände (1850-1929) laid in. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 225-272] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 7, Oktober 1929. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 273-320] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: (Defective copy: Lacks pp. 315-20 and rear cover.) [Front cover] + [pp. 273-314]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 8, November 1929. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 321-366] + [pp. 367-8 of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 9, Dezember 1929. (5mm tear to bottom edge of leaf comprising pp. 399-400.) [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 369-416] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 10, Januar 1930. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 417-464] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: (Defective copy: Lacks pp. 453-8, 463-4 and rear cover.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 417-452] + [pp. 459-462]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 11, Februar 1930. Two copies. Copy A: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 465-512] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: (Defective copy: Lacks pp. 509-512 and rear cover.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 465-508]
  • 11. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1930. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 513-555] + [1 page of advertisements] + [pp. 557-9 (= Inhaltsveerzeichnis des XI. Jahrgangs)] + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1930. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + 45 + [3 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1930. Original advertising brochure with integral paper order postcard for ‘Kritische Studien zur Astrologie’ and three related books available from Buchhandlung Gg. C. Steinickie, Augsburg, laid in. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 49-88] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 3, Juni 1930. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 89-128] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 4/5, Juli / August 1930. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp.129-200] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 6, September 1930. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 201-237] + [pp. 238-240 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 7, Oktober 1930. Former owner’s worked chart for Adolf Hitler laid in in purple ink and pencil on low-quality tracing paper laid in. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 241-278] + [pp. 279-280 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 8, November 1930. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 281-317] + [pp. 318-320 of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 9, Dezember 1930. Two copies. Both copies: [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 321-358] + [pp. 359-360 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 10, Januar 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 361-400] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 11, Februar 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 401-440] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 12. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 441-476] + [pp. 477-9 (= Inhaltsverzeichnis des XII. Jahrgangs) + [p. 480 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + 38 + [pp. 39-40 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp.41-80] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 3, Juni 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 81-112] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 4/5, Juli / August 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 113-176] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 6, September 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 177-208] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 7, Oktober 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 209-238] + [pp. 239-240 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 8/9, November / Dezember 1931. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 241-302] + [pp. 303-4 of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 10, Januar 1932. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 305-336] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 11, Februar 1932. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 337-368] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 13. Jahrgang Heft 12, März 1932. [Front cover featuring table of contents backed with publication details] + [pp. 369-396] + [pp. 397-9 (= Inhaltsverzeichnis des 13. Jahrgangs)] + [1 page of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang Heft 1, April 1932. 24 + [pp. 25-6 of tables] + [pp. 27-9] + [pp. 30-2 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang Heft 2, Mai 1932. [Pp. 33-57] + [pp. 58-64 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang Heft 3, Juni 1932. [Pp. 65-95] + [p. 96 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 4/5, Juli / August 1932. Two copies. Copy A with original 4-page printed advertising flyer on green paper for Lorcher Astrologischer Kalender 1933 and the associated publication Der Wetterprophet für das Jahr 1933 laid in, together with separate flyer on small white paper for the Kritische Studien zur Astrologie series of four books, and an unlabelled photocopy of a two-page spread featuring some poems related to certain planets and signs. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 97-160] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Pp. 97-159] + [p. 160 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 6, September 1932. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 161-192] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]. Copy B: [Pp. 161-192]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 7, Oktober 1932. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 193-224] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]. Copy B: [Pp. 193-221] + [pp. 222-4 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 8, November 1932. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 225-256] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements] . Copy B: [Pp. 225-256]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 9, Dezember 1932. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 257-288] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements] . Copy B: [Pp. 257-287] + [p. 288 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 10, Januar 1933. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped and rippled, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 289-320] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements] . Copy B: [Pp. 289-319] + [p. 320 of advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 11, Februar 1933. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped, rippled and stained, especially towards lower and outer margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 321-352] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements] . Copy B: [Pp. 321-351] + [p. 352 0f advertisements]
  • 14. Jahrgang, Heft 12, März 1933. Two copies. Copy A: (Paper somewhat damp-warped and rippled, especially towards lower margins.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 353-384] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements] . Copy B: [Pp. 353-382] + [pp. 383-4 (= Inhaltsverzeichnis des XIV. Jahrgangs)]
  • 16. Jahrgang Heft 7, Oktober 1934. Transparency entitled ‘Spannungsherr’ and featuring a drawing of a circle divided into 28 equal parts laid in, together with a separate hand-drawn astrological chart on paper and accompany scrap of paper with astrological notes. (Defective copy: lacks leaf comprising pp. 215-6. This copy stamped ‘Probenummer’ across front cover title.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 185-214] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 16. Jahrgang, Heft 12, März 1935. (Defective copy: lacks leaves comprising pp. 369-372. This copy stamped ‘Probenummer’ across front cover title.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 345-368] + [pp. 373-6] [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]
  • 17. Jahrgang, Heft 12, März 1936. (This copy stamped ‘Probenummer’ across front cover title.) [Front cover backed with publication details] + [pp. 337-352] + [4] (= Volume Index] + [pp. 353-368] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]

Binding format and presentation notes:

  • Duplicates of run of five successive issues comprising April 1929 to Juli-August 1929 bound without original separate covers in half-cloth (moderate wear to foot of spine and lower outer corners of boards; light wear to top of spine and upper outer corners of boards) with paper-covered boards (wear to top and bottom edges; moderate wear to parts of outer edges; patch of heavy surface scuffing to rear board)
  • Complete year of April 1932 – March 1933 held without original separate covers in full cloth vol. (moderate wear to foot of front hinge; wear to outer corners of boards) with (faded) gilt titling to spine.
  • Separately bound copies April-August 1929 and of July 1932 to March 1933 inclusive, and all other issues, held in their original separate covers (where they have survived – if they are missing, this is shown in the individual entries)

 

[1] A continuation under an altered name of the journal “Astrologische Blätter”, q. v. below

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