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Home | Auction No. 094 | "Struwwelhitler: A Nazi Storybook" - children's book. Anti-Nazi. Parody of "Shockheaded Peter." London, 1941
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 17:30

54 . "Struwwelhitler: A Nazi Storybook" - children's book. Anti-Nazi. Parody of "Shockheaded Peter." London, 1941

Struwwelhitler: A Nazi Storybook by Doktor Srecklichkeit, parody of Shockheaded Peter with colored pictures and rhymes. Mocks Hitler and the Nazis. English. London, 1941.
24 pages. 17.5 cm. Colored, paper cover.
Parody of Shockheaded Peter (Struwwelpeter in the original German), in which Hitler replaces Peter. The book is formatted in rhymes with childish stories mocking Hitler and other leaders, including: Rudolph Hess, Joseph Goebbels, and Hermann Goring. It also includes Stalin - apparently because the the book was printed before the Soviet Union joined the Allies in June, 1941. Published by Daily Sketch that provided games and toys to the fighting forces.
Paper binding with tear in spine. The leaves of the book are in very fine condition.

Estimation

$230 - $250
Auction has finished
$180
$240
Including buyers premium

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