Dienststelle Marienthal. The Marienthal Government Bunker – Signed

Magdanz, Andreas
Publisher: etc publications
Binding: Hardcover with Box
Pages: 160
Measurements: 41.50 x 35.00 cm

First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED by Magdanz on the subtitled page following the title page, with his stamp. One of two key monographs by the German photographer. Martin Parr: “An enormous, exhaustive survey.Diesnststelle Marienthal is [Magdanz’] record of the underground nuclear bunker constructed near Bonn by the West German government between 1960 and 1972. This vast complex, containing some 25,000 doors and 900 offices, was created by extending an old railway tunnel hewn out of the mountain caverns near Marienthal, and was designed to house 3000 government personnel in the event of a nuclear war.” Fine, with fold-out plan, in a Near Fine card box as issued. Parr, Volume 2, p. 282-283.

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