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N.p.: N.p., n.y.. Paperback. Illustrations by Wilhelm Schäfer. Small 4to. Stiff pictorial wrappers. (14pp). Numerous color illustrations. Very good. Binding a bit edgeworn and faintly scuffed. Bibliographically-challenged German-language edition of this old children's rhyme, whose title translates "Bake, Bake a Cake: Old Rhymes with New Pictures." Likely published in Germany around the turn-of-the-century, to which a pencilled ownership signature… Read more
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Die Heinzelmännchen von Köln

by VOGEL, Antje, and KOPISCH, August

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[1983}
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Münster: F. Coppenrath Verlag, [1983}. Hardcover. Wide small 4to. Tan pictorial cloth with paper label. (20pp). Numerous color illustrations. Fine. Tight and handsome first edition of this children's tale, entirely in German, whose titles translates "Leprechauns from Cologne."
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Milwaukee: Geo. Brumder, n.y.. Paperback. Small 4to. Brown cloth spine and stiff pictorial card stock. (17pp). 7 full-page chromolithographs. Very good. Binding (only) a tad edgeworn and lightly soiled. A tight and nice undated (ca. late 19th century) edition of this charming gathering of superb images and text about Christ's teaching, entirely in German. Title translation: "Come to Me!… Read more
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Milwaukee: Geo. Brumder, n.y.. Paperback. Small 4to. Brown cloth spine and stiff pictorial card stock. (19pp). 8 full-page color chromolithographs. Very good. Binding (only) a tad edgeworn and lightly soiled. Tight, attractive undated (ca. late 19th century) edition of this nifty gathering of superb images and text about Christ's teaching, entirely in German. Title translation: "I Am the Good… Read more
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New York and Baden: Druck und Verlag von Ernst Kaufmann Lahr, n.y.. Hardcover. Small 4to. Brown cloth spine and brown paper over boards with large color pictorial plate to front board. (Ca. 75pp). Numerous full-page color illustrations. Very good. A tight and nice edition, entirely in German, of this slim and beautifully pictorial life of Jesus whose title translates:… Read more
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Konstanz: Buch= und Kunstverlag Carl Hirsch, n.y.. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 16pp. Numerous illustrations (some color). Very good. Faint edgewear only. Tight and attractive. Printed in alternating pages of brown ink and blue ink (with illustrations accordingly those colors), this German language publication is undated but circa turn-of-the-century to early 20th century. Title translates "Happy Childhood: Amusing… Read more
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Stuttgart: Union Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft, n.y.. Hardcover. Text by Adelheid Stier. 4to. Green cloth spine and pictorial paper over boards. 67pp. Frontispiece, numerous illustrations (many full page), 3 full-page color plates, color decorative endpapers. Good plus. Quite edgeworn and a tad scuffed, but tight and handleable. Decent sixth printing, entirely in German, of this bestselling collection of the sentimental children's… Read more
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N.p.: N.p., 1983. Hardcover. 4to. Glossy red pictorial paper over boards. 63pp. Numerous color illustrations. Very good. Faintest edgewear. A tight, attractive copy of this bibliographically-challenged text of words and music, entirely in German, title translation "My Favorite Children's Songs with Guitar Accompaniment." Kapp-Verlag in Benshein, Germany published this title in blue pictorial paper over boards in 1983, so… Read more
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Vom Himmel hoch, do komm' ich her! Erzählungen von der gewinnenden und beseligenden Macht des Weihnachtsevangeliums

by FRIES, N., SCHONE, Dora, BACHOFNER, A., NIESE, Charlotte, OLDENBERG, E., u.a.

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n.y.
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Konstanz: Verlag von Carl Hirsch, n.y.. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth with gilt lettering and elaborate multi-color pictorial stamping. 144pp. Decorative endpapers. Very good. Mild edgewear. A tight and nice later printing of the second volume (only), entirely in German, of these nativity narratives. Undated, but circa 1910. Title translation: "From Heaven Above to Earth I Come: Tales of the… Read more
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Zwickau: Verlah und Druck von Johannes Herrmann, n.y.. Hardcover. 8vo. Burgundy cloth spine and pictorial paper over boards. 32pp. Illustrations. Very good. Mild edgewear. A tight and nice later printing of the second volume (only, out of four) of this slim gathering, entirely in German, title translated "Who Wants to be Entertained? Come to me; I invite you! Children's… Read more
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Jugendblätter für Unterhaltung und Belehrung... Jahrgang 1888

by BRAUN, Isabella (gegrundet)

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1888
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Munich: Braun & Schneider, 1888. Hardcover. 8vo. Blind-embossed red cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. viii, 576pp. Chromolithograph frontispiece, numerous illustrations (several color chromolithographs). Very good. Spine faintly sunned; ownership signature on front pastedown. A tight and handsome first edition of the 34th volume of this kid's annual, entirely in German. Title translation: "Youth Leaves for Entertainment and Instruction."… Read more
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Konstanz: Buch- und Kunstverlag Carl Hirsch, n.y.. Paperback. Small 4to. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 16pp. Numerous illustrations (some color). Very good. Faint edgewear, with small triangular chip at upper right of front wrapper, else tight and nice. Undated (circa 1900) copy of this slim gathering of corny, sentimental verse and tales, entirely in German. Title translation: "Cheery and Instructive Sunshine… Read more
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Unser Liederbuch: Die beliebtesten Kinderlieder

by MERCK, Friederike (compiler)

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n.y.
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Mainz: B. Schott's Söhne, n.y.. Hardcover. Illustrations by Ludwig von Bumbusch. Wide 8vo. Yellow pictorial paper over boards with tan cloth tape spine. 47pp. Illustrated title page, full-page chromolithographs and pictorial borders, decorative pastedowns. Good plus. Board edgeworn and corner-rounded; inner hinges strengthened with brown cloth tape; several text pages corner chipped and edgeworn along outer edge. A… Read more
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Jugendblätter für Unterhaltung und Belehrung... Jahrgang 36

by BRAUN, Isabella (gegrundet)

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Published
1890
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Munich: Braun & Schneider, 1890. Hardcover. 8vo. Blind-embossed red cloth with gilt lettering and decorations. viii, 576pp. Chromolithograph frontispiece, numerous illustrations (several color chromolithographs). Very good. Spine faintly sunned. First edition of the 36th volume, tight and attractive, of this kid's annual, entirely in German. Title translation: "Youth Leaves for Entertainment and Instruction." German children's book author Braun (1815-86)… Read more
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Entzlin: Entzlin & Laiblins Verlagsbucchhandlung, n.y.. Hardcover. 12mo. Green cloth with gilt lettering and white, blue, pink, black and gilt decorative stamping. 96pp. Frontispiece, illustrations, decorative endpapers. Very good. Mild edgewear. A tight and attractive later printing of this young adult short stories, entirely in German, undated an inner flyleaf gift inscription dated 1923 places it circa… Read more
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Germanische Heldensagen in Einzelbildern

by KRUGER, Karl A.

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n.y.
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Stuttgart: Loewes Verlag Ferdinand Carl, n.y.. Hardcover. Illustrations by Willy Planck. 8vo. Mustard yellow cloth with black and red lettering and red, black, blue and white pictorial stamping. 160pp. Color frontispiece, 5 full-page color plates. Near fine. Tight and bright later printing (undated, but circa 1920) of these "Teutonic Heroic Sagas in Single Images," entirely in German with delightful… Read more
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Leipzig: Verlag von L. Staackman, 1906. Hardcover. 12mo. Tan paper over boards with black, red, green and yellow pictorial stamping. 179pp, (1p ad). Very good. Binding a bit edgeworn and age toned, but internally tight and nice. Early printing (11th through 15th thousand) of the most popular juvenile tale by this German writer and poet (1862-1926), first published… Read more
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New York: Kunstdruck und Verlag von Ernst Kaufmann, n.y.. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Glossy pictorial paper over boards with black cloth spine. (23pp). 6 full-page chromolithographs. Very good. Faint binding edgewear, else internally near fine. Tight and attractive slim title appears to have been published without title page; front cover title translates "Commit Your Destiny to God!" Consists of… Read more
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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… Read more
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Im Dienste Jehovah's

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n.y.
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New York: Kunstdruck und Verlag von Ernst Kaufmann, n.y.. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Glossy pictorial paper over boards with green cloth spine. (24pp). 6 full-page chromolithographs. Very good. Faint binding edgewear, else internally near fine. Tight and attractive slim title appears to have been published without title page; front cover title translates "In the Service of Jehovah." Consists of… Read more
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