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Rare GERMAN EDITION with Dust Jacket of Ernest Nister’s “Ride A Cock Horse”

Rare GERMAN EDITION with Dust Jacket of Ernest Nister’s “Ride A Cock Horse”
Nister IMMER FROH TAGAUS TAGEIN Ein Panoramabilder-Buch mit Gedichten. Nürnberg: Stroefer [1897) w Dust jacket

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IMMER FROH TAGAUS TAGEIN Ein Panoramabilder-Buch mit Gedichten

German (Nister) pop-up book — first edition, in rare original dust jacket

Nürnberg: Stroefer [1897]

Publisher: Theodor Stroefer, 1894

Author: Cornelie Lechler

Octavo. First edition. Measures 7 1/2 x 7”. Illustrated with 3 double page full color pop-ups and numerous line drawings throughout.

The book is in extra fine condition, well bound, with all original pop-ups in excellent condition.

Dust Jacket is in Fair condition - see photos

3 pop-up double pages

Collectors Corner:

German editions of Nister’s books were published by Theo Stroefer's Kunstverlag in Nuremberg, and later from a branch office in Munich, are rarely found. At the time only a portion of the Nister press run was translated into German for simultaneous publication for the German market through Stroefer’s children’s book program.* According to an article in Movable Stationary, VOLUME 10 NUMBER 4 by Theo Gielen, Nister's English books are better-known with the German ones "rarely seen".

Theodor Stroefer worked closely with Ernest Nister. Stroefer already had a strong children’s book publishing program, strongly influenced by English publishers whose work he was publishing in Germany. However, finding German editions of Nister's MOVABLE books today is very difficult as production was quite limited.

Stroefer died in 1927 and was buried at the Nuremberg St. John's Cemetery

Cornelie Lechler (1857 - approx. 1950 Cornelie Lechler wrote around 200 children's books, which were primarily dedicated to the everyday life of small children,


Peeps into Nisterland : a guide to the children's books of Ernest Nister. [Julia Hunt; Frederick Hunt] page 291



Product Code: N-98B