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Title: SLOVENLY PETER OR CHEERFUL STORIES AND FUNNY PICTURES for good little folks
Description: Philadelphia & Toronto, Winston Co. N D Colored illustrations to each page . Small quarto brown decorated cloth (rebacked/tips worn) (80pp but unpaginated) titlepage supplied in facsimile. Some marginal tears not affecting the printed area and newer EPs. A few other signs of use but in all a neat tight book. First 23pp have Hoffman's stories and pictures; 24-90 are NEW but IMITATIVE stories depicting gluttony, liars, thief, Laziness, cry baby, envious, dirty, cruel, slovenly, proud, discontent, idleness, heedlessness, simplicity, prying etc. The last 5 stories are less like Hoffman though one is about truancy, all illustrated. In total 40 Cautionary poems. Seems never to have been issued in England and not in the British Library.

Keywords: Struwwelpeter childrens morality

Price: GBP 65.00 = appr. US$ 92.82 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: J62406

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