THE KULTURKAMPF: An Essay. With a Preface by George M.…

THE KULTURKAMPF: An Essay. With a Preface by George M. Wrong

Edition: First Edition

Toronto: Macmillan, 1909. Octavo, dark green cloth gilt lettered. pp (4), (xvi), 141, (3) + frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. Dec. 1909, ink gift inscription by the author's father at front. Bit of yellowing to page edges and endpapers, short tear to inner margin of tissue guard, else fine. The limited issue, #84 of an unspecified limitation, "prepared for distribution among the author's friends." Whiteman, Bibliography of Macmillan of Canada, #29, not noting the limited edition (but noting it in the separately published Addenda & Corrigenda.). This limited edition adds the frontispiece portrait, the limitation leaf, and has an extended preface. The author, having graduated from the University of Toronto in the Spring of 1907 at age 22, went to German to study for an M.A., his subject being Bismarck's struggle with the Catholic Church in Prussia. He finished a draft of his thesis but died of a heart condition on 01 July, 1908. Dr. G.H. Needler prepared the manuscript for the press.

Book ID: 35300
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