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Hardback, 9.5 x 7 inches. Tall 8vo. Half bound in contemporary calf leather to spine and marbled paper covered boards. Maroon label to spine lettered in gilt. In very good condition. Contemporary leather binding. New endpapers. Bookplate to front “Henry MacLaren.” Inscription to following earlier endpaper “Henry MacLaren 1853.” Original paper covers not bound in. Handling and thumb marks to pages throughout. A couple of pages with torn/repaired edges p.24 and bottom of title to “Funny Leaves.” Else a tight copy. Collection of scarce childrens books. 24pp +19pp +16pp. Illustrated with hand coloured line drawings. A collection of moral tales for children, English Struwwelpeter, After the Fourteenth Edition of the Celebrated German Work of Dr Heinrich Hoffmann. Fourth edition. The book was first published in English in 1848. After about 1859 the illustrations of Struwwelpeter were changed and his hair was tidied-up, early illustrations show his hair over his face (as does this edition.).
Title: The English Struwwelpeter or Pretty Stories and Funny Pictures for Little Children. 3 vols in 1. Three Volumes Bound in One; Including: A Laughter Book for Little Folk; and Funny Leaves for the Younger Branches by Baron Krakemsides of Burstenoudelafen.
Publisher: Leipsic, London, Friedrich Volckmar, Cundall & Addey, Grant & Griffith, ca 1853:
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Seller ID: 79274
Keywords: Childrens HEINRICH HOFFMANN, English Struwwelpeter, Pretty Stories, Funny Pictures, Little Children, Fourteenth Edition, Shock-headed Peter, Cruel Frederick, Harriet and the Matches, The Inky Boys, The Man that Went Out Shooting, Little Suck-a Thumb, Augustus who would not have any Soup, Fidgety Philip, Johnny Head-In-Air, Flying Robert,