Die Welt in Bildern - Orbis pictus : Bilderbuch zur Anschauung und Belehrung [3 VOLUME SET].  
  Zweite Auflage. Mit über 600 colorirten Abbildungen.  

Author Lauckhard, C. F. [Carl Friedrich] [Ed.]
Place of Publication Leipzig
Publication Name Ernst Julius Günther
Year ND [ca.1870]
Language(s) German
COMPLETE THREE VOLUME SET. RARE second edition of `Voigt and Günther`s Orbis pictus` - the classic illustrated textbook for children in the tradition of Comenius` `Orbis Pictus`. Contains 90 full-page colored plates. [ALL VOLUMES]: 260x195mm. [148] + [138] + [VI+204] pages & 90 plates. Hardcover rebound with original boards (without the original spine). Gilt volume numbers on spine. Original boards and spine worn and stained. Cover corners and edges, and spine edges bumped and peeling. Few pages/plates slightly dirty. Some pages/plates age-stained. Few pages somewhat worn at corners and/or edges - no damage to text or plates. Pages yellowing and rough-cut. [VOL.I]: Ink inscription on front inner cover. Text page 45/46 edges worn, upper edge taped - NO damage to text. Plates XIII and XVIII mispaginated as nos.VI and VII. [VOL.3]: Puncture-marks on rear cover (not penetrating into inner cover). [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and beautifully illustrated three volume classic children`s textbook is otherwise in good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 05 06

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