1910 GERMAN CHILDREN Book German Language Lots of 395536038885

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"GARTENLAUBE-BILDERBUCH" - Garden Hut Picture Book) dedicated to German Youth,

published by Union Deutsche Gesellschaft, Stuttgart, Berlin, Leipzig, Germany,

no date given, about 1910,

9 1/2" x 12 1/2", 72 printed pages,

72 Stories, Poems and Songs by various Writers - Klara Hohrath, L. v. Strauss und Thorney, Cornelie Lechler, B. Clement,
Hans Hoffmann,.....
and profusely illustrated by many artists. The most known ones - Ernst Kreidolf, A. Schmidhammer, Caspari, H. Vogeler, H. Kaulbach.

This book also includes the rhyme of 10 Little Negro Children.

You can tell from the illustration that the art world is in the process of changing, the llustrations are ranging from Victorian to Art Nouveau to Modern

Illustrations in Color and Black & White, Full Page and In Text.

It seems to me a frontispiece is missing, the front gutter is neatly reinforced with an old narrow scotch tape, a 1" scotch tape repair on one page..
the linen spine cover is splitting for a few inches at the back crease,
the original owner's name in ink, written in fraktur.

The text throughout is in Fraktur, German Language, the pages have gently mellowed from age, but clean, unmarked, no wear.

The covers show a Victorian picture by Kaulbach, Children reading in a cozy garden hut, the edges are a bit scuffed, top corner is creased, but the picture is very good.

other than that this over 100 year old book is in very good condition.

Vintage item
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