Peter's Schicksale oder Lebenslauf eines Pferdes

Reichardt, J.M., author and illustrator. Peter's Schicksale oder Lebenslauf eines Pferdes. Halle: Reichardt, n.d. [1896]. [48]p, 12 full-page chromolithographed pls. on rectos. Very good stapled hardcover (color-printed boards, rubbed). Presentation copy from Reichardt, dated November 1896. In German Gothic type. ** Life cycle of the horse Peter, probably published for children. Eight lines of verse face each of the striking illustrations. Peter goes from carefree colt to circus horse, cavalry mount, private carriage horse, mistreated cab horse, and worn-out end. Very unusual and scarce. (WorldCat locates 1 copy, in Berlin) Shipping/handling will be extra; please keep this in mind when ordering. Item #14484

Price: $500.00

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