Der Struwwelpeter 1876 Heinrich Hoffman illustrated German children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Der Struwwelpeter, Oder Lustige Geschichten und Drollige Bilder fur Kinder von 3-6 Jahren, by Heinrich Hoffman.
Published 1876, Frankfurt by Krebs-Schmitt.
24 pages. Text in German. Illustrated throughout with hand colored images (original).
Publisher's pictorial paper covered boards, all leaves are thick cardboard stock.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding heavily and well age worn, lacks spine, all leaves now loose, corners rounded, various light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 8" W.