Ida BOHATTA-MORPURGOFrühling - Sommer - Herbst - Winter [= Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter].
(Vienna), Deutscher Verlag für Jugend und Volk, [Kind und Zeit, I-IV], 1927.
4 volumes small oblong 4to, publisher’s half cloth over colour pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. (12)pp., (12)pp., (12)pp., (12)pp. Lovely illustrations throughout in b/w and colour, including many full-page, by the Viennese author-artist Ida Bohatta-Morpurgo (1900-1992). Complete.
The complete set of children’s stories based on the seasons written and illustrated by the important Austrian artist, a former student of the class of Franz Cizek (1865-1947), the famous promoter of child art in his Klasse für Jungendkunst at the School of Applied Arts in Vienna.
Very good copies.
Ref. Heller, Die bunte Welt, p. 349 / Not in Bilderwelt im Kinderbuch nor in Catalogue of the Cotsen Children’s Library