1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.
1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.

1874 Scarce First Edition - Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven by Wilhelm Busch.

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Author: W. Busch, author and illustrator. J. S. S. Rothwell, translator.
Title: Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven. In Picture and Rhyme.
Publisher: New York, Stroefer & Kirchner, no date (1874). First English Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9" X 6.5".
Pages: 24 pages.
Binding: Very good quarter cloth binding green with illustrated front cover (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, toning to endpapers - as shown, first free blank endpaper page margin lightly worn - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with color illustrations by W. Busch, which accompany the rhyming text. The illustrations are delightful and humorous, perfectly complementing the story.

Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).


The book: Jack Huckaback, The Scapegrace Raven is a charming children's book that tells the humorous tale of a mischievous raven named Jack Huckaback. Through rhyming verse and lively illustrations, W. Busch brings the character of Jack to life, captivating young readers with his antics. This edition, published by Stroefer & Kirchner, is a delightful example of 19th-century children's literature, featuring vibrant illustrations that enhance the engaging story. 

The author: Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908) was a German humorist, poet, illustrator, and painter. He is best known for his satirical picture stories, which are considered precursors to the modern comic strip. Busch's work is characterized by its wit, humor, and expressive illustrations. His influence on both literature and visual art continues to be recognized and celebrated.



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