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[Pellar, Hanns] Der Kleine Konig
Munchen: George W. Dietrich, [1909]. First edition. Oblong quarto. Superb original color pictorial paper covered boards, heightened in gold. A fairytale, with twelve famous pictures by Hanns Pellar of Fritz v. Ostini's wonderful story. "One of the finest and most original children's books of Jugendstil" (SeebaƟ II, p. 254). - The unusual color-rich picture book of the Viennese artist, Hanns Pellar (1886-1971), reveals the influence of Gustav Klimt as well as that of Pellar's teachers Lefler and Stuck. After a visit to Versailles, Pellar imagined the fantastic and historical scenes, to which Fritz von Ostini constructed his story of fairy tales. "(Bildwelt, p. 352) 24 pages. - Cover slightly stained and tanned. Binding strengthened. Very good or better. The first edition is becoming quite scarce.
      [Bookseller: Nudelman Rare Books ]
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