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1 YODER, Don  THE PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN BROADSIDE. A HISTORY AND GUIDE
University Park, Pennsylvania  Pennsylvania State University Press  Hardcover  
Quarto in cream linen with dark red lettering, and original color-illustrat ed dust wrapper. Dr. Yoder's definition of broadside...paper printed on one side handed out or sold as street literature, here also includes elegies, spiritual testaments, birth, baptism, confirmation and marriage certificates, these latter nearly always brightly hand-colored within the Pennsylvania German culture. The book is profusely illustrated in black & with with a section of color plates. Text discusses in some detail the cultural differences in broadsides, broadsides of songs and ballads, political and military subjects, bookplates, medical, religious, "rights of passage," &c. &c. Includes a bibliographical essay and index at rear. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper.  
Price: 65.00 USD
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