Losse Bladen voor de Nederlandsche Jeugd [Derde jaargang]: opgedragen aan Hare Majesteit [Sophia] de Koningin der Nederlanden

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H. Nijgh - Losse Bladen voor de Nederlandsche Jeugd [Derde jaargang]: opgedragen aan Hare Majesteit [Sophia] de Koningin der Nederlanden - Rotterdam - Bij H. Nijgh - 1859 - 1st edition - [6], 192, 96 pp - Half cloth binding - 21 x 27 cm.

Condition: Good.

Bundling of this magazine with anthology of verse, stories and informative texts for (older) children. Illustrated with black and white prints (wood engravings). With table of contents. In the back 'In- en ontspanning voor de Inteekenaren' with riddles, games, puzzles and magic tricks. Bound in contemporary book binding with gilt title on the spine and ornamental paper covered boards.

¶ Contributions by, among others, H. Tollens, D. Houtkamp and ​​J. Sasse; dealing with i.a. Tierra del Fuego, Indians and Eskimos, Whale Hunt, Torquato Tasso, Natural History (including giraffes, the moose, spiders, polar bears, the wolverine, East-Indian bird's nests) , the Northern Lights, steamers, 'het sprookje van de dikken David', Chinese proverbs, optical illusions, magic and tricks with playing cards. Text in Dutch.

Also contains a feuilleton 'Berijmde schets van de geschiedenis van de Nederlanders in den Oost-Indische Archipel' [= 'A rhymed sketch of the history of the Dutch in the East-Indian Archipelago'] by L. van der Bor in Java (now Indonesia) and an anecdote about "een gebruik onder de Surinaamsche negers" [= "a custom among the Surinamese negroes" submitted by a reader from a sugar plantation in the West Indies.

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