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Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1809–1894

The English Struwwelpeter, or, Pretty stories and funny pictures.

Additional Title(s):

English Struwwelpeter

Pretty stories and funny pictures

Struwwelpeter. English

[England?] : [Publisher not identified], [approximately 1900?]
Physical Description:
24 leaves : illustrations ; 25 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PT2362.H45 S7 1900+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of the Salter Family
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Caption title.
"Printed in Holland"--Page 24.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in blue cloth. Inscribed: To Mary Salter with love from her godfather Alfred Wareing. Chrismas 1930. Accompanied by a newspaper clipping [July 1972] of a column "A tract for the times" by Brian Alderson discussing the publication history of Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter; and an ALS from Alfred Wareing to his sister Gladys [Salter], Dec. 23, 1929. The letter notes: "I've had the specially bound - mounted on linen - for my dear wee Mary ..."
Subject Terms:
Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry, German -- Translations into English.
Salter, Gladys -- ALS from Alfred Wareing. Dec. 23/29.
Stories in rhyme.
Wareing, Alfred -- ALS to Gladys Salter. Dec. 23/29.
Photomechanical prints -- .

  • Shock-headed Peter
  • The story of cruel Frederick
  • The dreadful story about Harriet and the matches
  • The story of the inky boys
  • The story of the man that went out shooting
  • The story of little Suck-a-thumb
  • The story of Augustus who would not have any soup
  • The story of fidgety Philip
  • The story of Johnny Head-in-the-air
  • The story of flying Robert.

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