München, Munich: Bayerischer Schulbuch Verlag and R. Oldenbourg Verlag; 1955,/1954, 7th printing; red illustrated boards with cloth spine, endpapers with small coloured illustrations of fifty words, blank on rear, charming coloured pictures on every page, 8vo 144 pages including handwriting models explainging connected printing cursive, two pages to parents and educators, and index. German language hardback. medium.
An excellent German primer, frequently reprinted, with a long history. Written in the 20's by a teacher at the Munich experimental school as an organic incorporation of holistic reading and writing lessons, and using a print into script approach both to the font and the handwriting. As Mein Buch in the National Socialist era it included topics meant to shape the characters of German Youth. It was reprinted after the war, with these pages omitted.
CONDITION: Good Plus; no names or writing,but number stamp on title page, straight, opens freely, corners are bumped and rubbed and there is a surface pull tear to white on the upper front corner. The inside is clean with browning pages. Item #21984