Munich (München): Verlag Josef Müller (Mueller),(1934), no printing date, but from Bode and title list, at least 1953 reissue; pale peach boards with the mother mouse cutting off slices of turnip for her many offspring while a cat kills a mouse under the title, plain back, little paintings facing every page; in jacket identical to boards, jacket flaps with "Bohatta Bücher"; 3.75x5.6", 12x14.5cm; np. German language small hardback.
The tale of a poor but kindly mouse family with many children. Charming details of their little house. These books, reissued from 1949 to 1955, have their own style, paper boards rather than pasted on plates, jackets, fewer pages than first ed. (Bode #64).
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names or other marks, (original price of 1,90 very lightly penciled on ep) straight, tight, eps toned, pale boards and pages pristine; in very lightly soiled jacket, with 3 tightly closed tears to a half inch, faded spine area, otherwise very crisp and clean. Item #20329