1900 · Amsterdam, Holland
Amsterdam, Holland: Agricultural and Scientific Bureau, N. V. Potash Export MY, 1900. General wear. Minor stains on front cover.. The Three Brothers is a parable that tells the story of three brothers, Phosphorus, Potash and Nitrogen, who one by one arrive at the city of Kalif and try to end its famine. Eventually the realize they must work together in order end the famine by getting the grain to grow. The brothers are meant to each represent an aspect of a 'good fairy' that helped their father's grain to grow. Phoshorus makes the grains large and ears full, Nitrogen makes the plants grow fast, and Potash which gives plants their health and vigor. Each page is illustrated in four colors, green, red, black and brown. N. V. Potash Export MY. is a Holland based company who specializes in fertilizer and have offices in New York, Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Jackson, and San Jose. This parable is mean to showcase how fertilizer can help grains grow. 14 pgs., pictorial wrappers. Staple binding. OCLC 1 (Jan 2020) Measures 6 1/4" x 3 1/2" From the original by Dr. W. Jervitz, Steglitz-Berlin.
(Inventory #: 29001216)