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1903 1st Ed 'Griel's Glimpses of Nature for Little Folks' Reader - Lithograph Illustrations / Antique / SCARCE
COLLECTOR'S scarce 1903 antiquarian first edition children's reader hardcover book - Griel's Glimpses of Nature for Little Folks.
Not only will this gem educate your child but also brings to life the finest that nature has to offer with BRILLIANT color lithography. Each illustration comes alive on the page with its majestic beauty.
Written by Katherine A. Griel, Training Department State Normal School, California, PA. Publisher: D.C. Heath Publishers, Boston, Mass, Copyright, 1903, probable first edition.
12 VIBRANT color lithograph plates and numerous elaborately detailed black & white drawings, to many to count. Some signed (printed) illustrations by various artists.
Photos do not fully capture color hues; wait until you see up close.
Luscious Fruit - Apple, Lemon, Orange,
Birds - Bluebird, Robin, Meadowlark,
Lovely Flowers - Bluebell, Violet, Rose,
Turtle, Toadstool, Caterpillar, Frog,
Jack-O-Lantern, Boy, Milk, Bees,
Fish, Perch, Cod, Snow Drop,
Duck, Animals, Rabbit and more.
"Much of this little book is the result of one year's work in a first grade. The pupils were led to express the thoughts which were suggested by the specimens brought into class.
Many of the illustrations were made in color. Many of the sentences are in the pupil's language. These lessons are intended to be used for supplementary reading in the second half of the first year."
On many MUST HAVE educational reading lists from leading authorities across the country, considered one of the finest readers ever written.
Hardcover, beautiful pictorial cloth boards, front & back. 103 quality cardstock pages, 7" x 5". BRIGHT & clean color illustrations. Tight binding. NOT ex-lib. Excellent/very good condition for age.
Pages excellent/very good-some light wear including-smudging one blank pp & 2 other pp-occasional light spotting-some light yellowing-occasional small corner crease.
Cover worn-illustration color bright-shelfwear-scuffing-rubbing-corner bumping-small board showing-edgewear. Fbep-general wear-discoloration-foxing. Faded photo text-just picture.
We have never seen a reader like this, lithography is EXQUISITE; a must have for your collection!!
Will make a FABULOUS gift for any child or teacher!!
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Beth, New England, MA
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