No place of publication, dated 1898, grey paper covers with little ladybird girl, staplebound, 16 interior pages of heavy paper; full coloured pen and ink pictures on every page; 6.25x5.4" German language small hardbacksoftcover.
Adventures of a little ladybird boy and his friends,. Delicate, light filled drawings by the aunt of Sybille von Olfers for whom she was a major influence. A pretty book in a simple Fraktur.
CONDITION: Good Plus; no names, no marks or stains, clean covers, darkening pages show foxing in gutter and, especially, along top margin of pages, tiny corner bumps to extrems; (printer's?) crease along front cover near spine, and also on one page. Item #22109