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Der Jugendgarten: Eine Festgabe fur junge Madchen

Der Jugendgarten: Eine Festgabe fur junge Madchen

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Stuttgart: Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, n.y.. Hardcover. 8vo. Tan cloth with gilt and black lettering and decorations and color plate on front board. viii, 2878pp, (1p), (8pp ads). Color frontispiece, illustrations (some color), decorative endpapers. Very good. Faint bit of mild edgewear, age toning and light soiling (binding only), else overall tight, clean and internally near fine. Attractive later printing of this broad and popular anthology of well-illustrated sentimental verse, fiction and nonfiction, undated but likely circa 1890s. Entirely in German, this 32nd volume is a spinoff on the work of the German children's writer Ottilie Wildermuth (1817-77) as continued by her daughters Agnes Willms and Adelheid Wildermuth. Title translation: "The Youth's Garden: A Present for Young Girls."




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