Wien (Vienna): Muller, (1821). Hardbound. Original printed pictorial light blue paper-covered boards. x, , 196 pp., 6 sheets of hand-colored copper-plate engravings, two to a sheet including the frontis-piece. VG, small label onspine with author's name. Research library bookplate inside front cover, no other marks. A very nice, solid and clean copy. Item #128238
Text is in German. "The Country Life, or Family Friedheim's Travel to Rural Areas: Contemplation of Natural Objects and the Agriculture. A Picture-Book for the Instruction and Entertainment of Inquisitive Children." (Rough translation.) A visually stunning presentation of scenes and descriptors of country life in Austria around 1820. Rare. Written apparently for the younger child.
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