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Concertina Book, The Night Before Christmas, TNBC,
c1900. A 12 fold concertina book. Illustrated wraps. Picture book with rhyming verse, with a storyline similar to The Night Before Christmas. A brown coat St. Nicholas and dwarfs cutting down Christmas trees and driving St. Nicholas' sleigh. Measures 2 1/2" x 3 7/8"
clock, time, telling time, tell time, education, educational, german. langers hausen,
1950s. 8 pp. Litho on board throughout. German lnaguage. A book that teaches young children how to read the clock. The cover has a clock on it with movable hands, (missing from the book), so they can change the time. The book takes a group of children through their day.....
World War II, WWII, Japan, China, Pacific Theater, Qingdao, Tsingtao), Ch'ing-Tao, target, bomb
Qingdao (Tsingtao), China: . World War II, WWII, Japan, China, Pacific Theater, Qingdao, Tsingtao), Ch'ing-Tao, target, bomb A World War II allied map depicting strike targets in the Chinese city of Qingdao, located in the Shantung Providence, also called either Tsingtao or Ch'ing-Tao. The city was occupied by the Japanese.....
music, musical score, sheet music, lullaby, children's songs, german
Berlin: Deutscher Arbeitersängerbund [German Workers' Singing Association], 1926. 24 pp, Kinder Lieder: Erstes Heft, zwei- und mehrstimmige lieder und Kanons für kleine und große kinder, which roughly translates to: First Edition, two- and three-part songs and canons for young and old children. The front cover is printed in two colors.....
elves, fantasy, fairy tales
Mainz: Mainzer Verlagsanstalt und Druckerei. unpaginated. Printed color applied cover over cloth spine, entirely in German, black and white and color illustrations throughout by Fritz Baumgarten. Brownies (elves) took care of all the chores in the town of Cologne while everyone was asleep. 8" x 9 1/2" written in German.....
juvenile, poetry, Paris children
New York: E.P. Dutton & Company, 1923. 59 pp. Applied illustrated cover over cloth spine, color illustrations by Barbara Haven Brown. A story of brother and sister, Jean and Jeanette, and their daily routine. A poem begins with the time of day, beginning with eight o'clock and is then followed.....
german, music, children songs, folk songs
Germany: . This book is volume 3 and 4 bound into a single volume. Illustrated by Ernest Liebermann. There are twelve (!2) full-page color illustrtations, five (5) additional half page (and less) color illustrations, as well as numerous black and white illustrations throughout. Inscribed on the front blank end papers.....
Movable book, children at play, anthropomorphism
Amsterdam: Mulder & Zoon, 1955. Illustrated paper cover with fold-out die-cut boat attached to the inside of the back cover. The profusely illustrated story book depicts chilldren at place recto and children in water scenes verso. The boat from the back cover an be overlayed on each of the water.....
rounds, sheet music, musical score, flower, season, nature, dance
Paris, France: Sandoz, Jobin and Co., 1904. 10 pp, Cover depicts nine children dancing. The illustration is in color along with some decorative flowers. While the entire works of Oeuvres Enfantines by Jaques-Dalcroze contains a total of 15 rounds, this only has # 626, "La Ronde des Saison Fleuries', which.....
French Language, Hand-colored Valentine
[France?]: c.1810. Regency-era Valentine with hand-colored etching of a lovely young lady holding a bouquet of flowers, above what appears to be an original handwritten sonnet: "Ne vous Affligez point sure votre infirmité / Ô beauté singulière! admirable Entrangère..." ("Do not grieve over your infirmity / O singular beauty! admirable.....
Little Tom Thumb, Children's Puzzles, H. Jannin, French, Childhood Ephemera
Paris: H. Camus, c. 1870. This six piece wooden puzzle with applied depicts a critical scene in the life of little Tom Thumb. The color lithograph is done by H. Jannin depicts the two parents at a table by a fire with sad expressions, as the caption reveals that the.....
German, fairy tales, poems, fantasy
Germany: Frankfurt am Main, Literary Institution of Rutten and Loeing, 1877. A book of fairy tales and fables whose title of Unter'in Marchenbaum, translates to "Under the Fairy Tale Tree". The roughly translated titles of the stories included in the book are: "Spring, the North Wind, Mamsell Pimpernell, the Giant.....
german, paper dolls, paper doll book, family, farm, farming, farm animals
Germany: Esslinger Vlg J.F. Schreiber, 1990. 10 pp. (plus 8 uncut sheets). Hardcover, German language. An interactive book, that allows the reader to tell the story of a day on the farm. Included are the paper dolls the two children, Johanna and Stefan, and their Father, Mother, Grandmother, and baby.....
polka, music, dance, musical score, sheet music
Wien, C. A. Spina, 1866. 7 pages, cover has a floral decoration along with the image of six children dancing in a circle. The inside cover contains a list of of other songs published by Johann Strauss and his two brothers Josef and Eduard. In German. Measures 13 1/2" x......
hand colored, Pompeii, fresco, artwork, pochoir
1891. A souvenir album of Pompeii, featuring 15 hand finished Pochoir illustrations and one water color paintings of the frescos or tiling found in the ruins of Pompeii. The illustrations feature a variety of Roman and Greek Mythology and culture, such as Poseidon riding in his chariot, peacocks and sea.....
childhood learning, German language
1935. 6 unnumbered pages printed on heavy stock/board. Four (4) full color illustrations with text describing how a child should behave in different social and safety situations. German language book. Measures 8 5/8" x 11 3/8". Marked 1692/64/9.
fairy tale, German language, anthropomorphism
Leipzig: Alfred Hans, ca. 1927. 40 unnumbered page German language story with applied litho covers. Full page color and in-text illustrations in color and sepia tone. It is a fairy tale in verse about a young child looking for his mother. His journey introduces him to anthropomorphic frogs, birds and.....
Leipzig, Germany: Verlag der Kinderwelt, . 18 pp. Illustrated board. Rhyming multiplication verses with relevant illustrations displaying the appropriate number of multiples described in the verse. Witty and charming. Printed in German. Cover and title page only in Sutterlin script. Art Deco influences cheerful illustrations. Measures 10" x 8 1/4'.....
germany, German Revolution, politics, Hanover, prussia, propaganda
Germany: Hannoversche Buch u Kunstdruckerei A. Funke, c1918. German-Hanoverian Party (GHP) was a conservative, federalist German political party of the early 1900s. It, like mainly other parties were disbanded in 1933 as the Nazi Party came into power. This poster showcases an image of a young man on a white.....
Amsterdam: Mulder & Zoon, c 1950. Unnumbered 18 pp book (including inside cover) profusely illustrated picture book taking a group of children and anthropomorphic animals traveling by train to various locations about the world. A die-cut train is attached to the back inside cover allowing the the child to place.....