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Special Edition of Mark Twain's Awful German Language with handprinted Linocuts

Special Edition of Mark Twain's Awful German Language with handprinted Linocuts
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This is a special edition of 12 with hand printed lino cuts, numbered and signed. (Only 2 copies left.)

The text is by Mark Twain who spent time in Heidelberg, learning German. He had fallen in love with Heidelberg, gushing over its splendor in "A Tramp Abroad". But apparently he had something like a love-hate for the language which is brilliantly and pointedly written up in this essay of his with the title "The Awful German Language", an appendix to "A Tramp Abroad".

It's an amusing read for everyone who knows enough of the two languages to compare them. And a perfect present for anyone who has or had to learn German.

In this edition I added my own lino cuts to illustrate the story. It's 10 cuts in total, one of them in three colors (black blue and yellow, with red accents added by hand). In this special edition the text is inkjet printed with the cuts printed by hand on the pages. Every book is hand bound by me.

The size of the book is about A5.


Mark Twain's essay is hilarious, it has been one of my favourites for decates. The text is freely available, just search for it - and enjoy!
This is a wonderful gift for everyone who has the pleasure to know both languages and their quirks.

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