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 Author  Breitmann Hans
 Title  The Breitmann Ballads
   
 BookID  908  Asking Price (£)  32.50
 Publisher  Trubner & Co  Edition  1st Complete
 Published Place  London  Book Condition  Very Good
 Published Year  1888  Jacket Condition  No Jacket
 
Description
 Charles Leland has writtren the Preface introducing Breitmann to he reader. Breitmann has written the Ballads as a German would speak English, it is so eccentric Leland felt it needed explanation. So you read the Ballads almost phonetically. 291pp.Bk has had spine replaced with old decorative spine and overlaid to match. Front Board has gilt picture. New end papers. Gd tight copy. The lyrics were written for a laugh according to the author and cover Europe there is a 15 page Glossary. Example of writing Hans Breitmann went to Kansas, He drafel fast and far; He rided shoost drei dousand mile, All in von rail-road car.
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