- Vienna: Herbert Reichner, 1937.
- 102+(1) pages plus 368 leaves of plates
Price: $20.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 78163
First edition (Besterman 1306). Numbered (but not limited) edition. Boards faded and slightly warped, spine lightly sunned. Ink signature to front free endpaper, interior age-toned. The front panel of the original dust jacket (age-toned and edgeworn) is laid in. Bibliography of German children's literature, especially from the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth centuries. 368 entries. Color plates interspersed through introductory chapters; black-and-white plates grouped at the back. Plates include story illustrations, full-page facsimiles, title pages and frontispieces. From the reference library of Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts with their bookplate included.