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Dialect Ballads, Charles Follen Adams, Poems & Puns, Rare, 1888

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Dialect Ballads

by Charles Follen Adams

Illustrated by “Boz”

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ILLUSTRATED

FIRST EDITION

RARE

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Publisher:  Harper & Brothers, New York

Copyright:  1888

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Charles Follen Adams,  (born April 21, 1842, Dorchester, Mass., U.S.—diedMarch 8, 1918, Roxbury, Mass.), U.S. regional humorous poet, best known for his Pennsylvania German dialect poems.During the American Civil War he was wounded and taken prisoner. In 1872 he began writing humorous verses for periodicals and newspapers in a Pennsylvania German dialect. Collections of his verse are Leedle Yawcob Strauss, and Other Poems (1877) and Dialect Ballads (1888). His complete poetical writings, Yawcob Strauss, and Other Poems, with illustrations by “Boz,” were published in 1910.Condition:  This book is in very condition. Hardcover. First Edition. Minimal wear to cover. Text block is clean and crisp as are all illustrations. Hinges strong. Binding square. Simply lovely.

136 pages plus ads, 5″ x 7.5″

Additional Information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 10 x 8 x 1 in
Topic

Classics

Binding

Hardcover

Subject

Literature & Fiction

Special Attributes

1st Edition, Illustrated

Year Printed

1911

Origin

American

Country/Region of Manufacture

United States

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