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King Nut-Cracker or The Dream of Poor Reinhold: A Fairy Tale for Children.
Friedrich Volckmar, Leipzig; William Tegg and A. & S. Joseph, Myers & Co, London., [1853?]. First U.K. edition: 'Freely rendered from the German of Dr. Heinrich Hoffmann (author of ''Struwwelpeter'') by J.R. Planché, Esq.' Quarto. 28 leaves printed on rectos only. Handcoloured illustrations on every page, including the title-page. Period binding of quarter red leather with marbled boards. On the verso of the title page is the small duty stamp found in German books of this period.On the versos of the last two leaves in an early hand is a variant translation of some of the verses. Some discoloration to margins of leaves 9 and 10. Spine worn and defective. Very good. Scarce.
      [Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller]
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