Title: Jugendblätter für Unterhaltung und Belehrung...
Publisher: Braun & Schneider, Munich
Publication Date: 1890
Edition: 1st Edition
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) first published her "Jugendblätter für christliche Unterhaltung und Belehrung" annual children's magazine in 1854, which ceased upon her death -- until the series resumed (without the "christliche") "Unter Mitwirkung vieler Jugendfreunde" (with the participation of many young friends), simply listing Braun as founder. A lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 40572
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