Munchen: Teo. Stroefer's, ca. 1900.
Green cloth spine, color pictorial paper covered boards. Translated: "Old and new sayings. With illustrations by Lizzie Lawson for coloring and rhyming, freely translated from English and supplemented by Helene Binder." With numerous illustrations, eight of them colored and full-size. Elaborately designed coloring book with rhymes by Helene Binder (1855-1915), who produced over 100 children's books. Around the turn of the century, she was one of the most popular authors for toddlers, the success of her books is certainly "due to the richly portrayed illustration, which reflected cosiness and harmony, which the bourgeois buyers liked to see." (Lex KJL IV, 66). - Only the vignette on the half-title has already been "embellished," by the child, all other illustrations are still untouched. Cover slightly stained, edges slightly rubbed. - front cover with title. Stapling. Some pages somewhat stained.
Price: $275.00 Item #3618