Wien: Kunstverlag Anton Schroll & Co., stated 2nd printing of the 1925 edition; orange red cloth binding with black panel with creatures, red top edge; endpapers with green gallery of animals within pink and green lattice. 16.5 x 21.5 cm; 52 pp + 3 pp fable contents page. German language hardback juvenile.
Sixty-five very short fables with striking artwork on heavy paper by Ludwig Heinrich Jungnickel, an internationally known artist. His animal woodcut collection began with a frieze for a nursery in Brussels. He added to these and drew on them for the 25 woodcuts in this book.
CONDITION: Very Good; tiny collector initials on ep, light even soil to boards, spine very faded, corners sharp; pages clean and unwrinkled. Item #22302