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THE FLIGHT AT DAME EUROPA’S SCHOOL:
[Pullen, Henry William].

THE FLIGHT AT DAME EUROPA’S SCHOOL:

Twelfth Thousand. N.d. 12mo. 28pp. Upper wrapp present. [Bound with]. JOHN’S GOVERNOR VISIT DAME EUROPA’S SCHOOL the result of Which is Among Things That yet remain to be Seen Being a Rejoinder to ‘The Flight.’ William Blackwood and Sons 1871. 12mo. 32pp. [Bound with]. LUCIE’S DIARY OF THE SIEGE OF STRASBOURG. By a Young Lady of Alsace. 1871. 12mo. 78pp. Frontis. and additional t.p. [Bound with]. THE VILLAGES AROUND METZ by Robert Spence Watson. Newcastle Upon Tyne 36pp. Together bound in 1 vol.
Some browning, bound in early worn half morocco with cloth boards, joints cracked, some loss to spine. From the books of Eric Korn. ..’Scarie and striking, ‘Lucie’ is 16, not 13, but has much in common with Anne Frank, two wars later. & Robert Watson Quaker Humanitarian aid to Alsace-Lorraine.’ Pullen's satiric allegory is still amusing today. Its didactic purpose is clear, and in 1871 it conveyed a serious warning that England must prepare herself for what increasingly appeared a likely even — a German invasion. The popularity of the pamphlet (its sales exceeded 200,000 by late February) testify not only to its humour but also to the extent of the concern Englishmen felt about the threat of invasion...
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