Prince Greenwood and Pearl-of-Price; With their good Donkey kind and wise! Translated from the German of H. Hoffman-Donner by M. Despard; Illustrated by Eleanor Greatorex
Prince Greenwood and Pearl-of-Price; With their good Donkey kind and wise! Translated from the German of H. Hoffman-Donner by M. Despard; Illustrated by Eleanor Greatorex
Prince Greenwood and Pearl-of-Price; With their good Donkey kind and wise! Translated from the German of H. Hoffman-Donner by M. Despard; Illustrated by Eleanor Greatorex

Prince Greenwood and Pearl-of-Price; With their good Donkey kind and wise! Translated from the German of H. Hoffman-Donner by M. Despard; Illustrated by Eleanor Greatorex

Washington, D.C. N. Peters, Photo-Lithographer, 1874. Hardcover. [2], 17, [1] p., 8 leaves of illustrations; 30 cm. Original maroon cloth with gilt-stamped cover title; back cover has matching blind-stamped title; blind-stamped decorative border on both boards. Boards have bevelled edges. Dark brown endpapers. Each leaf of illustration includes one verse. The translator, Matilda Pratt Despard (1827-1915), was the aunt of the illustrator, Eleanor Greatorex (1854-1917). First published in German in 1870, this was the last book published by Hoffman, best known today as the author of Struwwelpeter (Slovenly Peter). In Fair Condition: loss at ends of spine; cloth is rubbed and faded; closed 2.5-cm. tear from lower edge of pp. 3-4; soiled throughout, although primarily in margins; tight and complete. Fair. Item #006830

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