Thursday, April 28, 2011

Featured: Christian Morgenstern & K.F. Edmund von Freyhold

Christian Morgenstern, illustrated by K.F. Edmund von Freyhold
Hardcover, tipped-on cover plate and spine labels

Still in print in Germany, but unfortunately unavailable in English, as are all the works of Christian Morgenstern (with the exception of In The Land Of Punctuation, by the wonderful Indian publisher, Tara Books.)
Morgenstern's work was inspired by British nonsense verse (Edw. Lear, Lewis Carroll, etc) although less influenced by mathematics and biology than philosophy and mysticism (Nietzsche, Rudolph Steiner, Tolstoy, etc.)

These books, and thousands of others, can be purchased from:

Brickbat Books
709 South Fourth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

215 592 1207

Open every day,except Monday, 11am to 7pm.

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