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Laughter Book Slovenly Peter Heinrich Hoffman 1881? illustrated color

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Laughter Book For Little Folks Author: Heinrich Hoffman Publication Information: New York, James Miller Publisher. n.d. found but on the front lining paper and the inside lining paper is written a name, from Mama and the date Feby. 19th, 1881. At the top of the title page it says Twelfth Thousand. Additional Information: Each section has the pages numbered separately so all total there is approx. 104 pages. Many illustrations all in color and they are most stunning and look like they were hand painted. They look like watercolor paintings. Summary: This is a collection of stories and illustration by Heinrich Hoffman (1809-1894). He was a German physician and writer who is best known for his work DER STRUWWELPETER (1845), Shockhead Peter or Slovenly Peter, the story of a boy, who had bad manners. Hoffmann's tales were written against all today's politically 'correct' principles - they were meant to scare children when they fail to follow the instructions of their elders. Der Struwwelpeter has been translated into some 30 languages and it has deeply influenced children's literature. Maurice Sendak, one of the most famous children's books illustrators, have stated about its drawings: "Graphically it is one of the most beautiful books in the world." Include in this volume are: Slovenly Peter: Or, Pleasant Stories And Funny Pictures. Translated from the German which includes Slovenly Peter; The Story Of Naughty Frederick; The Story Of The Wild Huntsman; The Very Sad Story Of Pauline And The Match Box; The Story Of The Black Boys; The Story Of Rocking Philip King Nutcracker And Poor Reinnold Translated from the German The Wonderful History Of The Great Sausage And Other Funny Stories and Pictures. From the German which includes: The History Of The Great Sausage; Jackey And The Sweep; Carry And The Candle. Childs Mirror which includes Sir Winter Funny Leaves For The Younger Branches By Baron Krakemsides Of Burstenoudelafen "Young Troublesomeโ€ or Master Jackyโ€™s Holidays. From the blessed moment of his leaving school to the identical moment of his going back again; showing how there never was such a boy as that boy. Designed by Leech and engraved by Baker. Condition: Hard cover, cover is decorated with gold gilt lettering, corner tips are bumped and bared at points; Ex-Lib - usual stamps/marks, pocket inside front cover, name on front lining paper and front fly plus a sticker of a pig eating on front fly; pages 3-6 (first story) have a 2 "tear near the binding seam; text is pulling some but still intact; some light small soiled spot and few small tears; few smudges but overall a good copy with some outstanding illustrations. Shipping Handling/Payment: Media mail with dc and insurance, 8.00, USA (not negotiable). If insurance is not included in s h charges, it is extra and recommended as Seller is not responsible for uninsured items. F.O.B. Miller, SD. Shipping with money orders will be the next day Monday thru Friday and Sat. items will be shipped the following Monday. With Checks (US only) item held 10-12 days (no exceptions). International s h will be quoted. International payment by International money order in US dollars drawn on US Bank. Email invoice will be sent following purchase please acknowledge within three days and payment to be received within 10 days. SD residents add 6 1/2% sales tax. Multiple Purchases will be combined to save on Shipping and Handling Charges. . Thanks for looking. Whatnots Books Etc (licensed used book store) 50,000 Books Magazines for Sale. Specializing in South Dakota Books. I Appreciate Your Business. To avoid any conflicts PLEASE be sure to READ all details about the item in the entire listing. If you have any questions in regards to the item please ask. No question is too trivial. Thank-You for checking out my items. Books children Humor

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Binding:

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Printing Year:

1881

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Topic:

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