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London, New York, and Bombay: Longmans, Green, 1903. First edition. Original blue cloth, gilt, 220 pp., with a 40 page publisher's catalogue inserted at the back. Translated from the German by Oscar A. Fechter, with a preface by J. Estlin Carpenter - his copy, his ownership signature on the flyleaf. An explication of the great linguist's "ideas of the relation of language and thought, in which he had long since recognised the clue to man's knowledge of the relation of his spirit to God" (from the preface). Joseph Estlin Carpenter was "a Unitarian divine" whose bibliography "contains over a hundred titles" (J.H. Weatherall in DNB), including a biography (1879) of his aunt, the English philanthropist Mary Carpenter. Oscar A. Fechter was the mayor of North Yakima, Washington. president of the Yakima Valley Bank, and Regent of the University of Washington. Cloth dull with some soiling, spine toned. Netting showing between front endpaper and flyleaf. Very little wear. A Good copy.
Title: The Silesian Horseherd (Das Pferdeburla). Questions of the Hour.
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