Bechstein, Ludwig.


Leipzig Verlag von Georg Wigand 1868.
Vierundzwanzigste Auflage. 12mo. iv + 255pp. Holzschnitten nach Originalzeichnungen von Ludwig Richter. Lightly browned, contemporary marbled boards with calf corner and with ills. laid down to upper board, minor wear to boards, rebacked with original gilt lettered calf. Ludwig Bechstein (1801–1860) was a German writer and collector of folk fairy tales. Bechstein published many works and was a successful author of his time. His German Fairy Tale Book was even more popular than the Brothers Grimm's collection when it was first published in 1845.
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