Der Kriegs-Struwwelpeter. Lustige Bilder und Verse. German illustrated book, Karl Ewald Olszewski.

Der Kriegs-Struwwelpeter. Lustige Bilder und Verse.

Munich: Holbein Verlag, 1915. first and only edition. pictorial linen over boards. Quarto (9 x 11). 24 nn. pages, printed recto only, 4 pages publisher advertising; pictorial boards. near fine. Item #13

In 40 years of German buying, we have never seen as good a copy of this scarcity. Binding has slight rubbing to edges, but pictorial board is fresh and internally as new. An imitation/parody of the famous Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann, with a militaristic/WWI theme throughout ( "Der Bombempeter," "The story of mean Nikolai," etc. A scarce piece of culltural history in wonderful condition.

Price: $400.00