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  • Main Title Der winzige Struwwelpeter
  • Other The somersault book
  • Added Title Struwwelpeter is 137 und noch immer ein j√ľngling


  • Author: Massmann, Robert E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: 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


  • Illustrator: Massmann, C. Ernest
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: C. Ernest Massmann, artist and illustrator. Son of publisher Robert E. Massmann.
  • Printer: Art Press
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Art Press, located in New Britain, Connecticut.


  • Name: REM Miniatures
    Place of Publication: New Britain, Connecticut
    Additional Info: REM Miniatures is the imprint of Robert E. Massmann, librarian, author, publisher, and collector.


  • Creation: 1982
  • Digitized: 2007-09


  • English


  • Content 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.
  • 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.


  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1809-1894. -- Struwwelpeter.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Miniature books -- 20th century -- United States -- Specimens.
  • Bookplates (Provenance) -- 20th century -- United States -- Specimens.


  • Name: Miniature Book Collection
    Code: MNBC


  • Name: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
    Code: UNTRB


  • Rights Access: public
  • Rights License: copyright
  • Rights Holder: Robert E. Massmann
  • Rights Statement: Copyright held by Robert E. Massmann. Material may not be reproduced without permission.

Resource Type

  • Book


  • Text


  • Call Number: Z232.R64 S77 1982
  • OCLC: 46666633
  • UNT Catalog No.: b2962047
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc3583


  • Display 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.