Slovenly Peter. Cheerful stories and funny pictures for good little folks. From the original work with the original illustrations each of which is individually colored by hand. Heinrich HOFFMAN, ANONYMOUS.
Slovenly Peter. Cheerful stories and funny pictures for good little folks. From the original work with the original illustrations each of which is individually colored by hand.
Slovenly Peter. Cheerful stories and funny pictures for good little folks. From the original work with the original illustrations each of which is individually colored by hand.
HAND-COLORED AMERICAN VERSION

Slovenly Peter. Cheerful stories and funny pictures for good little folks. From the original work with the original illustrations each of which is individually colored by hand.

Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Co., n.d. (ca 1910-1920). 4to. [92] pp., plus the 2 blank leaves following the text. Hand-colored illustrations everywhere. With the original illustrated dustjacket, somewhat worn and stained. A superb copy. Item #18107

This collection includes a great number of additional stories (37 in all) of the cautionary tales in rhyming verse about naughty boys and girls and the fates that befall them when they misbehave. Featured in English translation are nine of Heinrich Hoffmann's classic tales from his original Der Struwwelpeter along with twenty-eight additional poems written and illustrated anonymously in imitation of them.

Price: $300.00

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