Oldenburg: Gerhard Stalling, Nürnberger Bilderbücher #72; 1948, 1st; navy blue boards with blue panels and orange title panel, tape measure, pincushion, ribbon and iron decorations in border; bottom board with scissors cutting into rocking horse banner; title page with orange cloth hanging and cherubs and the tailors' scrawny feet sticking out below, nice paper allows coloured illustrations on every page, in jacket with navy and cream version of top board, back and flaps blank; in Sütterlin; oblong 26 x 21 cm; np. German language hardback oblong.
Beautiful clear colours in this funny book by a Swiss painter, engraver and illustrator about three inept tailors trying to get into Heaven. Happily, they succeed. Amazing condition.
CONDITION: Near Fine in Very Good jacket; no names, a few tiny rubs to white on navy edges the only flaw, tight, straight, sharp corners, in toned jacket with very light edgewear all around and two 2 cm closed tears. Item #22299