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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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Child's exercise book with decorated Kangaroo covers
SPECHT, Friedrich
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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
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