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Entstehung und Struktur der 'neuhochdeutschen Schriftsprache'

Schmitt, Ludwig Erich

Published by Böhlau Verlag, Köln, 1966
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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first edition; in German; SIGNED & INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR on the front free endpaper "Glenn Gilbert, / Austin - Texas / mit den besten Wünschen / für eine gute Beisammen [?] / Marburg, 30. X. 1966. / L. E. Schmitt", a book he presented to me during my Fulbright year in Marburg, 1966-1967, for the preparation of the Linguistic Atlas of Texas German; Professor Schmitt, who had taught for many years in East Germany, was previously able to get his extensive personal library to the West; the books were posted out of East Germany in small parcels by his students over a number of years before he himself escaped, leaving his house and remaining possessions behind;; the full title of his book is Entstehung und Struktur der neuhochdeutschen Schriftsprache. Band I: Sprachgeschichte des Thüringisch- Obersächsischen im Spätmittelalter. Die Geschäftssprache von 1300 bis 1500. ( = Mitteldeutsche Forschungen, 36/I); no dust jacket as issued; black mark on front edge, otherwise in exceptional condition, rated Near Fine; would interest researchers and collectors of fine books dealilng with the Central German origins of modern standard German; hard covers are gray cloth with navy blue lettering on the front cover and spine; 8vo -- 21.5 centiimeters, . xlviii + 686 numbered pages; additionally, 42 maps and 4 folding diagrams (pedigrees) in a pocket attached to the rear pastedown Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003108

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Title: Entstehung und Struktur der '...

Publisher: Böhlau Verlag, Köln

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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