Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The Saintly Hun. A Book of German Virtues. W. Heath Robinson.
The Saintly Hun. A Book of German Virtues
The Saintly Hun. A Book of German Virtues

The Saintly Hun. A Book of German Virtues

London: Duckworth & Co., 1917. First edition. Softcover. Sm. folio. 48pp. Original wrappers with color illustrated paste-down on front cover. Humorous propaganda work, profusely illustrated with numerous b/w reproductions of cartoons drawn in line & silhouette by English artist Weath Heath Robinson (1872-1944). During WWI Robinson produced many satirical cartoons, which proved popular with officers and soldiers alike because it ridiculed, and undermined the efficiency of the German army (the 'Saintly Hun'). Illustrated title-page. Wraps creased and soiled. Bottom corner bumped and creased, affecting pages throughout. Three-inch closed tear on page 15 & 21. Bottom edge of page 17 chipped not affecting illustration. Age toning to pages. Minor closed tears and creasing throughout. Overall good- condition. Scarce. g. Item #23709

Price: $450.00

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