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Albert Ludwig Grimm
Lina's Mährchenbuch. Eine Weihnachtsgabe. Band 1 und 2.
Grimma: Julius Moritz Gebhadt. Grimma: Julius Moritz Gebhardt, no date [1837], Second Edition. 2 Vols in 1. Incomplete with 2 illustrations missing. Fairy Tales. Grimm (Albert Ludwig) Lina's Mährchenbuch: Eine Weihnachtsgabe, 2 vol. in 1, second edition. 7 finely hand-coloured lithographed plates only (of 9), foxing to text, old ink inscriptions to front endpapers, original boards, a little worn, 6 ¼ inches tall, Grimma, Julius Moritz Gebhardt, [1837]. Pages 80 to 88 have been misbound and are bound as follows 80, 83, 84, 81, 82, 87, 88, 85, 86, 89. No text pages are missing. Pagination can be checked on this edition on the German Wikisource website. Rare second edition of the first, published in 1816 in Frankfurt. A collection of eight re-tellings of folktales and fairy tales, with titles like "The little Frieder with his violin", "The stick out of the bag", "Setlsame friendship between a cat, a rabbit and a guinea fowl" The fairy-tale of Brunnenhold and Brunnenstark "," The black zither" etc. In the preface there is critical commentary on the children's and household fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm (not related to the author). Remarkable, imaginative and lively illustrations in fresh colour. Condition Report Externally Spine fair condition rubbed and worn, titles in black to paper covered spine, spine paper rubbed and absent to the joints. Joints fair condition rubbed but solid. Corners fair condition bumped and worn. Boards fair condition rubbed and worn with sligh loss. Page edges good condition darkened to the top edge. See above and photos. Internally Hinges good co … [Click Below for Full Description]
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