Here is a magnificent Art Nouveau illustrated German book, containing tow short stories about children, published 1903 by G. Grote’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, and in excellent condition!
The books title is “Kindertränen”, translating into “Children’s Tears”. It has a fine red linen cover with gold writing and typical Art Nouveau flower ornament, a linen spine and contains 128 pages, including one fully illustrated page, the upper side of the pages has gilt edging. The illustrations are by the famous Heinrich Vogeler from Worpswede! The stories are written by Ernst von Wildenbruch.
The nearly 120 years old antique book is in excellent condition! On the frontispiece somebody wrote “Unserem lieben Bertram zu Heiligabend 1904”, translating into “To our beloved Bertram for Holy Night 1904”, in very old fashioned handwriting.
The book is rather small: 11 cm / 4 ¼ inches by 15,5 cm / 6 inches and 1,3 cm / ½ inch thick!
A very lovely small old book!

*Please do be aware that this listing is for the antique book ONLY, all other items you see in the photographs will NOT come with the Art Nouveau book!

*Please notice: This antique book does not belong into the hands of children; it may not fulfill the safety standards for toys in our time! So, it is not a children’s plaything, though an adult collector’s & vintage book lover’s item for decoration & display only!

Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices! We will ship all items in an insured package or registered letter on Priority Mail and provide a tracking number. Exceptions may apply in times of international crisis, such as pandemic or war!

Handling, worldwide shipping and insurance are included in our prices! Few Corona related exceptions may apply!
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Hildegard’s Toy Emporium

Art Nouveau 1903 German book 2 short stories illustrated by Heinrich Vogeler

~ $89

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