Title: Kurzweil Un Zeitfertreib Odder ...
Publisher: Ferlaag Fon Fischer Bruder, York, PA
Publication Date: 1882
Book Condition: very good
Edition: First edition...
Book Type: book
Octavo, brown cloth covered boards with blindstamped decorative corners and rules and gilt title. 187pp. Frontispiece engraving. Introduction by H.L. Fischer. A very scarce and important collection of authentic Pennsylvania Dutch folk songs transcribed in the original dialect. Introduction in German. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked, unblemished volume with bright gilt title. A remarkably well-preserved copy of the first edition with some light spoting to a few pages. Cover edges showing some wear. Provenance: Henry F. Gilg bookplate and owner siganture in pencil with remark "From the author at York, PA, March 16th, 1892." German-born Henry F. Gigl, executive of Refiners' Iron and Steel Co. of PA., Carter Iron Co. of PA and Silgo Iron and Steel Co. Size: 5½" - 8½" 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 273503
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