Der winzige Struwwelpeter

Description:

Essay and history of the folk character Struwwelpeter, translated variously as "Slovely Peter," "Shock-headed Peter," Boy with shock of unkempt bristly hair" etc. This character was well known to Mark Twain, and would have been an influence for his character Huckleberry Finn.

Creator(s): Massmann, Robert E.
Creation Date: 1982
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection(s):
Miniature Book Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 51
Past 30 days: 1
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Creator (Author):
Massmann, Robert E.

Robert E. Massmann, author, librarian, and publisher of miniature books under his imprint REM Miniatures. Massmann assembled a major collection of miniature books, and is a founding member of the Miniature Book Society

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: REM Miniatures
Publisher Info: REM Miniatures is the imprint of Robert E. Massmann, librarian, author, publisher, and collector.
Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1982
  • Digitized: September 2007
Description:

Essay and history of the folk character Struwwelpeter, translated variously as "Slovely Peter," "Shock-headed Peter," Boy with shock of unkempt bristly hair" etc. This character was well known to Mark Twain, and would have been an influence for his character Huckleberry Finn.

Note:

Edition of 300 copies.

"Published by Robert E. Massmann, New Britain, Connecticut. Printed at Art Press. ... Design, typography, photograph, hand coloring and binding by REM."--colophon

This copy from the collection of publisher Robert E. Massmann, with his bookplate inside front cover. Signed by both Robert E. Massmann and C. Ernest Massmann, who did the illustrations for the volume.

Gift: September 2006.

Physical Description:

12, [3] p.: col. ill.; 48 mm.

Bound in publisher's green leatherette with applied hand-colored circular label on cover. In orange card slipcase with shaped hand-colored illustrated label.

Text of each page is printed going in a different direction, so that as the book is read, it has to be turned "in a somersault", as Struwwelpeter does.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
  • Illustrator : Massmann, C. Ernest C. Ernest Massmann, artist and illustrator. Son of publisher Robert E. Massmann.
  • Printer : Art Press Art Press, located in New Britain, Connecticut.
Other: The somersault book
Added Title: Struwwelpeter is 137 und noch immer ein j√ľngling
Partner:
UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Collection:
Miniature Book Collection
Identifier:
  • CALL-NO: Z232.R64 S77 1982
  • OCLC: 46666633 |
  • UNTCAT: b2962047 |
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc3583
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public
License: Copyright
Holder: Robert E. Massmann
Statement: Copyright held by Robert E. Massmann. Material may not be reproduced without permission.