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Child's exercise book with decorated Kangaroo covers by  Friedrich SPECHT - 1880 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1655)

Child's exercise book with decorated Kangaroo covers

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Child's exercise book with decorated Kangaroo covers

by SPECHT, Friedrich

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About This Item

Denmark, 1880. Charming children's exercise book with engraved illustrated covers depicting a group of five kangaroos titled "Kaempekaenguru". This idyllic bushland scene, complete with a joey and its mother and two emus in the distance, comprises the entire rear cover of the booklet (a serene contrast to the front cover depicting a group of hyenas fighting over a kill). Both engraved covers are signed "F. Specht"; Friedrich Specht (1839-1909) was a German natural history illustrator who produced images for both popular and scientific publications. Slim lined booklet, writing exercises completed in a cursive hand, original decorated wrapperss, very good.

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Bookseller Inventory #
1655
Title
Child's exercise book with decorated Kangaroo covers
Author
SPECHT, Friedrich
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
Denmark
Date published
1880
Keywords
copy book handwriting sampler samples script manuscipt education aids nineteenth century kangaroo emu emus kangaroos joey bushland landscape flora and fauna Friedrich Specht natural history illustration
Bookseller catalogs
Natural History Illustration; Animals;

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