Category COLOGNE

Cologne is not famous for Footfachmesse 'Photokina', brought to life by Fritz Gruber. Before the then Cologne Werkschule was wound up, photography was also taught in Cologne with high standards. Today, Cologne is home to the prestigious Hunsthochschule für Medien, or KHM for short, with an extremely well-stocked photobook library, which still offers the study of artistic photography in the degree program 'Mediale Künste'.

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In the category simply labeled 'COLOGNE' you will find photo books that deal with the West German city of Cologne with its millions of inhabitants and its photo industry, or / and that are written by photographers living here. By not only subsuming Cologne under the category 'Rhineland', but by creating its own main category in the WebStore of Cafe Lehmitz Photobooks, the importance of the photo city Cologne shall be made conscious.


This book, 'Fotogeschichten Sülz und Klettenberg. 1855-1985', shows the neighborhoods from the end of 19th century to 1980 and the people who lived and worked here. Images, texts & commentaries make this contribution to Cologne's urban history so valuable
35,00 € *
This photo volume, '10 Jahre Hambacher Forst', tells the stories of the people who fought for the preservation of Hambach Forest, Germany, in a combination of artistic as well as activist positions, photographs, original sounds and archive material.
28,00 € *
'Nachtfahrt. A Taxi Blues' by Josef ŠNOBL shows the happiness & misery of the cab business in poignant pictures, unbelievable events and observations. A unique insight into the phenomenon of the big city between drunks, celebrities and business travelers.
25,00 €
'Cologne and its photo books. Cologne in the photo book from 1853 to 2010 'by Werner Schäfke shows the city as a large puzzle. Whether published in-house, on behalf of the city or industry, they document the diversity of this old & young Rhine metropolis.
38,00 € * Weight 2 kg
Broschierte Ausgabe ohne Schutzumschlag (wie erschienen), 12,5 x 20,5 x 1 cm., 112 S., 60 S/W-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
9,95 € *
In her photo volume 'Summer Heart', Cologne based photographer Thekla EHLING accompanies the growing up of her own children. She documents situations and moods and the viewer finds himself entangled in associations and memories of his own childhood.
48,00 € *
HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 22 x 30,5 cm., 200 pp., b/w ills., bilingual text: German / English, Ltd. to 300 copies
68,00 € *
'Chargesheimer im Zoo', contains b/w shots of animals & people at the Cologne Zoo. The volume by the Cologne photographer contains unknown photographs, shown for the first time, from a time when a visit to the zoo was still one of the year's highlights.
from 28,00 €
Linen bound HC with dust jacket, 21 x 21 x 1,5 cm., 94 pp., b/w ills., 550 gr., multi-lingual text: English / German / French
18,00 € *
'Architekturphotographie in Köln. 1926-1932' to the same named exhibition at Museum Ludwig, Cologne, contains b/w photographs by the photographer Werner MANTZ showing Cologne buildings from the 1920s and 30s - photographed in the style of New Objectivity.
0,00 € Weight 1.1 kg