JOHNNY LOOK-IN-THE-AIR 1st Am Ed HOFFMANN Fairy Tale Book c1850-Davis, Porter+Co
Posted on: March 6, 2022 /
“THE STORY OF JOHNNY LOOK-IN-THE-AIR” 1st AMERICAN EDITION FAIRY TALE CHILDREN’S BOOK BY DR. THOMAS HOSEMANN Purposely misspelled in place of actual author DR. HEINRICH HOFFMANN PUBLISHED CIRCA 1850 BY DAVIS, PORTER & CO, PHILADELPHIA – 16 PAGES – HAND-COLORED. This wonderful early children’s book “THE STORY OF JOHNNY LOOK-IN-THE-AIR” is a rare circa 1850 1st AMERICAN EDITION published by DAVIS, PORTER & CO. This softcover book is fully hand-colored. In good condition as shown. THOMAS HOSEMANN – which was purposely changed from the actual German author DR. HEINRICH HOFFMANN who authored and had published this title in the late 1840’s. Measures 7 1/4″ x 9 1/2″ in size and 16 pages including back cover. Minimal wear is consistent with age and use, and display’s nicely. Please see all photos as they are part of the description. Verso has 2 tear coming up from the bottom center. Bottom spine split 2 going up, else very good. Deaccessioned from library collection of Bryn Mawr University – Pennsylvania. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Photographs”. The seller is “artsandsciences” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year: 1940