Early 1900s German children’s book Osterbuch (Hasenbuch) illustrated by Freyhold, K.F. von (III) with verse by Christian Morgenstern written in German. Published by Bruno Cassirer. There are 33 unnumbered pages, 16 of which are full-page hand-colored illustrations. Cloth-bound rectangular hardcover with illustrated boards. Embellished title page and endpapers. This copy was originally sold by Geca Kon, a well-known, Belgrade-based, Serbian Jewish bookseller and publisher, who died in 1941 during the Occupation. A label is present on the inside. The book was gifted in 1934 to a child and there is a dedication hand-written in German from an aunt. Condition: Original. Unrepaired. Good, well-preserved pages and illustrations. Spine is broken but pages are intact. Cover is soiled with tattered corners.
1900s Vintage German Children's Illustrated Book Osterbuch (Hasenbuch)