Slovenly Peter MARK TWAIN 1935 First Edition Picture Book of German Folk Tale Der Struwwelpeter ~ Golden Hind Press


Title: Slovenly Peter (Der Struwwelpeter) or Happy Tales and Funny Pictures

Author: Freely Translated by Mark Twain
Illustrator: With Dr. Hoffmann

Description: Stated First Edition. Hand-set at the Golden Hind Press (the press of Arthur W. Rushmore, book-designer and head of manufacturing for Harper & Brothers), printed and bound by the Haddon Craftsmen. Cream-colored boards with color pictorial on front cover. Very light wear at spine ends. Pages show minor soiling and handling; unmarked. Dust jacket has a little chipping at spine ends and corners; lightly soiled; not price clipped ($1.50); in clear archival sleeve. [32] pages. 9 x 6.7 inches.

Published in the Mark Twain Centennial Year of 1935, being the first appearance of this work, a free translation of the classic German folk tale, Der Struwwelpeter. This translation was originally made for the amusement of Twain's own children. Includes an introduction by Clara Clemens, describing the origin of her father's translation and the family's living environment at the time it was made.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Harper & Brothers
Place: New York and London
Year: 1935

Keywords: Golden Hind Press, German folk tales, folk tales, Der Struwwelpeter, Samuel Clemens,

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