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HOFFMANN, Heinrich.

The English Struwwelpeter.

Or, pretty stories and funny pictures for little children.

Published: London and Frankfurt: German Literary Society; Literarische Anstalt Rütten & Loening, [1891]

Stock code: 100636

Price: £125

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A pretty copy of this exceptionally popular book German children’s book in English. It was first published in the UK in 1848, and originally published in Germany in 1845 under the title Der Struwwelpeter.

Small quarto. Original pictorial boards, titles to front board black. Colour illustrations throughout. Gift inscription to front free endpaper. Spine repaired, edges somewhat worn, slight mark to edge of front board, extremely minor foxing to contents; a very good copy with bright illustrations.

Bibliography: Brown and Jones, The English Struwwelpeter and the Birth of International Copyright, 2013.

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