Auction 355 Children's Books

OSTINI, F. v. De kleine koning. Een sprookje bij twaalf platen. Vert. d. T. Naeff. Amst., 1910. W. 25 text-pp. & 12 cold. tipped-in plates by H. Pellar. Fol.-obl. Ocl. w. ill. on front side & gilt lettering. (Bind. w. some slight wear, a bit browned & soiled, hinges weak as often, but hardly any foxing within).

These illustrations by Hanns Pellar, appearing one year earlier in the original German edition, are among the more celebrated in all of the Wiener Werkstätte tradition, and are here presented in this Dutch edition in a more impressive format. - Bilderwelt im Kinderbuch, 476 (German ed.): "Das in München enstandene, ungewöhnlich farbintensive Bilderbuch des Wieners H. Pellar (1886-1971) verrät den Einfluß Gustav Klimts sowie den von Pellars Lehrern Lefler & Stuck".

€ 60

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