Lot 111 of 426:
Bertuch, Bilderbuch für Kinder, 1977 facsimile  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Bilderbuch für Kinder
Author:
Bertuch, Friedrich Justin and Werner Schmidt
Place:
Leipzig
Publisher:
Edition Leipzig
Date:
[1977]
Description:

3 volumes. Text in German. Commentary volume by Werner Schmidt in German, French, English, and Italian. Illustrated with 200 plates interleaved with descriptions. 24x20 cm (9½x8"), universally bound in decorative cloth, edges speckled, light green endpapers, slipcase. Facsimile Edition.

"Children's Picture Book comprising a pleasing collection of animals, plants, flowers, fruits, minerals, costumes and all manner of instructive objects from the realms of nature, the arts and sciences; all selected and engraved from original works and accompanied by a short scientific commentary adapted to the comprehension of the child" A contemporary and sometime rival of Goethe, Schiller, and Herder, Friedrich Justin Bertuch was a Weimar editor and publisher. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to slipcase; front hinges of plate volumes cracked with some loose plates, internal cracks; commentary volume with some underlining in pen; about very good.
 
Item number:
307325
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