Kurzeil Un' Zeitfertreib Ruhrende Un Launige Gedichte in Pennsylfanisch Deutscher Nundart
Text is in Pennsylvania German
Foreword: H. L. Fischer, an attorney from York, PA.
Publisher/Date: G G Fischer and Bruder; York, PA 1896 t.p.(c. 1896) Second Edition. Originally published 1882.
Format/Condition: Cloth hardcover book with gilt titling in Good condition: pages aged-toned; edgewear; on inside cover former owner's bookplate with typed name of Dean M. Aungst (author of two books about Lebanon County, PA); Ha 9 written on front endpaper; hinges strong but not tight to covers. Textblock strong; pages clean and unmarked. Frontispiece engraving. Some illustrations. 266 pages. Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches.
Description: A scarce and hard-to-find book. Consists of almost entirely of translations and adaptations of British and American poetry and of German Dialect writers. Of the latter, Hebel, Nadler and Felner are extensively featured.
Text is in Pennsylvania German.