Kiøbenhavn, Copenhagen: Fr. Wøldikes Forlag, 1871, 1st printing, prints from woodcuts by F. Hendriksen; red rules boards with drawing of chicken and flowers, red cloth spine, printer's name, place and date with bird sitting on oak branch on the bottom board; heavy, glossy, single sided sheets bordered in red with with engraving above poem; 8.25x11.25" ; 28 pp. Danish language hardback.
A selection of poems illustrated by 28 different artists. Lorenz Froelich being the most familiar to modern readers.
CONDITION: Disbound Good; 1883 gift inscription, edge-rubbed boards quite dark and stained, especially on back, hinges stabilized but essentially disbound (fragile binding style, heavy paper), pages flat and clean. Item #22004