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Ontario Fraktur - A Pennsylvania-German Folk Tradition in Early Canada

By: Bird, Michael S.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, M. F. Feheley Publishers: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18177

ISBN: 0919880088

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows some wear to extremities and rubbing along spine. ; A bright solid, book, DJ in Mylar. ; 144 pages; "This is the first serious study done in Canada of Fraktur, a rich tradition of folk art having its beginnings in Medieval Europe and brought to North America by Germanic settlers fleeing religious persecution. The art of manuscript illumination attained its most exuberant form of expression among the Germanic communities of Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th ... View more info