THE FIGHT AT DAME EUROPA'S SCHOOL: Showing How the German Boy Thrashed the French Boy; And How the English Boy Looked On.

New York: Francis B. Felt & Co., (1871). First U.S. edition, and first illustrated. "The Nast Edition" in original paperwraps. Pullen's satiric take on the Franco-Prussian War, casting European countries as schoolchildren was first published in 1870 in London. This U.S. edition adds illustrations by Nast. Advertised in Edward Bulwer-Lytton's THE COMING RACE (Felt & Co., 1871) as "The book of the season" and "Bound in cloth, 50 cents. Illustrated Paper Cover, 25 cents." Good only with old paper-tape at spine fold, few loose pages, covers tanned, and corners chipped. Exceedingly scarce in the original paperwraps. FIRST WITH NAST ILLUSTRATIONS.
Item #52220

Price: $125.00