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Die Wahrheit. Zeitschrift für freie Menschen

Sonneschein, S. H.

Published by S. H. Sonneschein, St. Louis, 1871
Condition: Fair-Good Soft cover

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Octavo. 400pp. Disbound book block with back strip intact. Weekly magazine publishing 26 issues from January 1st to June 30th, 1871 (all published, lacking Nos. 7 and 26. Reviewed by the Magazin für die Literatur des Auslandes and praised for Rabbi Solomon. H. Sonneschein's and its contributors' incontrovertible humanistic viewpoints in matters of church, politics, literature and art. "Unter dem Titel 'Die Wahrheit' erscheint seit dem ersten 1. Januar d. J. zu St. Louis im Staate Missouri, eine 'Zeitschrft für freie Menschen,' deren erstes Monatsheft uns zugegangen ist. "Die Wahrheit" ist ein erfreulicher Beweis von dem Fortschritte literarischer Gesittung unter unseren Landsleuten in den Vereinigten Staaten. Der Herausgeber, Dr. S. H. Sonneschein, gehört, wie er in seinem Programme sagt, dem geistlichen Stande an, ist jedoch entschlossen, auch in kirchlichen Dingen stets der Wahrheit treu zu bleiben. Ihm ist, wie er hinzufügt, die Politik "die edle Kunst, das Volkswohl und den Völkerfrieden zu begründen und zu erhalten"; ihm ist die Religion "das Ideal der Sittlichkeit und Humanität auf Erden" und endlich ist ihm die Literatur "das sprachlich und gedanklich keusche Mittel für Geistes- und Herzensbildung." (Magazin für die Literatur des Auslandes, Leipzig). The magazine featured regular book reviews, aphorisms (Versprengte Körnlein), literary contributions, sociopolitical and art related editorials, e.g. women's issues, Goethe in Alsace-Lorraine, etc. Text in German. Pages 119-122 lose. Very light age toning of block, edges with few small stains. Vertical folding crease in middle of book block. Bookseller Inventory # 37887

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Title: Die Wahrheit. Zeitschrift für freie Menschen

Publisher: S. H. Sonneschein, St. Louis

Publication Date: 1871

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fair-Good

Edition: Ex Library First edition.

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