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1926 Bookhouse 'Tales Told in Holland' - Maud & Miska Petersham Lithograph Art

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Category:

Antiquarian & Collectible

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Only one in stock, order soon

Condition:

Gently Used

Binding:

Hardcover

Printing Year:

1926

Category:

Children's

Country/Region of Manufacture:

United States

Language:

English

Subject:

Children's

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Item number:

91624279

Item description

COLLECTOR'S hard-to-find 1926 first edition vintage children's hardcover book - My Travelship - Tales Told in Holland; The Bookhouse For Children. An enchanting anthology of stories, poetry and nursery rhymes from "My Travelship". This collection was edited by Olive Beaupre Miller. Companion volume to the popular My Bookhouse series. Publisher: The Book House for Children, Chicago, copyright 1916, 1926 TRUE first edition, 3rd printing. Book was NOT published until 1926. BRILLIANT lithograph illustrations by famous duo Maud Miska Petersham. Exquisite paintings and drawings reflect style and culture of Holland. Beautiful color illustrated endpapers of Holland scenes and map. Profusely illustrated, magnificent full page color plates; each one a work of art. Charming black white drawings. Photos do not fully capture elaborate detail color hues; wait until you see up close! This extraordinary anthology includes translations from the greatest Dutch masters, storytellers, poets and Old Dutch nursery rhymes. Many highlight Dutch history, literature, geography and customs. Over 45 imaginative stories, at least one tale from each of the eleven Dutch provinces which form the Netherlands kingdom STORIES: Giants and the Dwarfs, Little Man in the Dog Cart, Cat's Cup of Vlaarrdingen, King of Smiles, St. Nicholas Legend, The Stork, Laz-Lucky Land, A Wind Mill, Mermaid of Edam, Story of Lady Jacqueline, Mother, May I Go Out?, That Great Big Town-Amsterdam, Little, Little Laddykin, Dutch Puppet Show and much more. There were three My Travelship volumes - Little Pictures in Japan(1925), Tales Told in Holland(1926) Nursery Friends From France(1927). Heavy quarto hardcover, bright orange buckram boards (leatherette), pictorial pastedown and brilliant gilt decoration titles. Illustrations excellent. 192pp quality cardstock, 11" x 8". Tight binding. Not ex-lib. Excellent vintage condition. Cover excellent/bright/clean-light shelfwear-spine faded-gilt bright. Pages excellent/bright/clean-most pp unused-light wear-3/4" bottom tear 1pp-side 1pp-not on illustrations. Few pp occasional small light spots. Do not pass up this must have MASTERPIECE; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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