1896. Item #14484
Reichardt, J.M., author and illustrator. Peter's Schicksale oder Lebenslauf eines Pferdes [Peter's Fate, or the Life History of a Horse]. Halle: Reichardt, n.d. . p, 12 full-page chromolithographed pls. on rectos. Very good stapled hardcover (color-printed boards, rubbed). Ca. 13 x 9 inches. 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, cab horse, and worn-out end. Very unusual and scarce. (WorldCat locates 1 copy, in Berlin) Shipping/handling may be extra; please keep this in mind when ordering.