Neues Lese-Buch für Schulen, oder Zweites Buch
Neues Lese-Buch für Schulen, oder Zweites Buch

Neues Lese-Buch für Schulen, oder Zweites Buch

New York: Heinrich Ludwig [Henry Ludwig], 1856. Hardcover. 216 p.; 17 cm. Original cloth spine with pink paper over boards printed in black. Front cover adds to imprint: Zu haben bei Wilhelm Radde. Back cover contains publisher's advertisement for other school books in German. Copyright by Henry Ludwig in 1846. Woodcut title vignette on front cover and title page of a girl sitting and a boy standing, each reading out of an open book. Two woodcut headpieces and two woodcut tailpieces. Begins with shorter German proverbs, fables, parables, stories, and poems, as well as religious pieces, and moves into longer pieces on natural history, botany, biology, and religion, concluding with the words to German hymns and other songs and poems. Very scarce. In Good- Condition: cloth spine is worn, and missing in spots; boards are rubbed with some loss of printing; front board is stained; hinges weak; title page is scraped with small loss from title vignette; faint dampstain along upper and lower edges of some pages; occasional foxing and soiling. Good -. Item #002336

Price: $25.00