Was die Fischlein Erzahlen (What the Little Fish Are Saying). Berthel Kleyer.
Was die Fischlein Erzahlen (What the Little Fish Are Saying).
Was die Fischlein Erzahlen (What the Little Fish Are Saying).
Was die Fischlein Erzahlen (What the Little Fish Are Saying).
Was die Fischlein Erzahlen (What the Little Fish Are Saying).

Was die Fischlein Erzahlen (What the Little Fish Are Saying).

Frankfurt, Germany: Bertelle, Bilder Buecher Verlag, Ca. 1920. Hardcover. The adventures of goldfish in a pond, visited by frogs, a whale, a stork, and a little girl who peers over the edge. Text in gothic German. Wonderful and somewhat surreal illustrations by Kleyer, a German artist who trained under the Expressionist painter Ludwig Meidner. A period inscription in German on the illustrated title page reads, "Zum Andenken an Frau Kleyer" (In memory of Mrs. Kleyer); dated Jan 7 192[4].

Sml. folio, 18pp, text facing full page color lithographic illustrations. Original pictorial papered boards, cloth spine with tears, somewhat marked and chipped, text block loose in covers, internally very nice. OCLC: 255238897 locates only one copy, at the National Library Berlin. Good condition. Item #6940

Price: $175.00

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