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Author: GERSTÄCKER, FRIERDRICH (1716-1872), Title: De Wereld in 't Kleinvoor de kleine Wereld. Tweede druk [Second edition]. [Translated from the original german language by H.J. van Lummel].
Description: Utrecht, Kemink en Zoon, 1858. Small 8°. Original decorative blind stamped cloth. Covertitle in bold gilded type, gilded title on spine. (vi), , 115pp. Tinted lithographed frontispiece, 2 other tinted lithographed plates, 2 captioned coloured lithographed plates, opposite each other, featuring Northern and Southern Hemispere Globes, introduction by Friedr. Gerstäcker addressing juvenile readers, introd. to the Second edition by translator, table of contents. Dutch language collection of 10 stories informing youths about geographical phenomena as rivers and ;ponds, North, East, South and Western countries, Seas and other waters, hot and cold countries (Climates), etc.. A very interesting, curious and rare booklet. Good copy. (covers a bit faded).
Keywords: geography oceanography rivers knowledge education juvenalia youths stories education culture heritage hemispheres physicalgeography nineteenthcentury 19thc.
Price: EUR 160.00 = appr. US$ 173.90 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 55881