The Edward T. LeBlanc Memorial Dime Novel Bibliography

Item - Carl Pretzel's Komikal Speaker

(Charles T. Dearing imprint edition)
(General Dime Book Publishers imprint edition)

Combined Summary

Online Full Text: Digital Library @ Villanova University (General Dime Book Publishers imprint edition)
Northern Illinois University (Charles T. Dearing imprint edition)
Series: Beadle's Dime Speakers — no. 15
Alternate Title: Carl Pretzel's Komikal Speaker: A New Collection of Droll, Whimsical, Laughable and Odd Pieces for Recitation, in Schools, Exhibitions, Young People's Societies, and Parlor Entertainments
Subjects / Tags: American wit and humor
Humorous recitations
Recitations
Speeches, addresses, etc., American
Wit and humor
Contents: Don'd Been Afraid (Work, page 9)
Gamboling (Work, pages 10-11)
Indemberance (Work, pages 11-12)
Gretchen Und Me Go Oud (Work, pages 12-13)
Hope (Work, page 14)
Schandal (Work, pages 14-15)
"Dot Musquiter" (Work, pages 15-17)
A Leedle Gal-Child's Dream (Work, pages 17-18)
Dhere Vas No Crying High Above (Work, pages 18-20)
Carl Pretzel's Leedle Speedchers (Work, pages 20-22)
"Pells, Pells, Dot Court House Pells" (Work, pages 22-23)
The Puzzled Dutchman (Work, page 23)
Address to a School (Work, pages 24-25)
His Sphere (Work, pages 26-27)
The Wolf and the Lamb (Work, pages 28-29)
The Lion in Love (Work, pages 29-30)
The Treachery of Jones (Work, pages 31-32)
Don't Call a Man a Liar (Work, pages 32-34)
Carl Pretzel's Lecture on Man (Work, pages 34-36)
Bust (Work, pages 37-39)
Simon Short's Son Samuel (Work, pages 39-41)
Reckermemper Der Poor (Work, pages 41-42)
Natural History (Work, pages 42-44)
The Cart Before the Horse (Work, pages 44-45)
"To See Ourselves As Others See Us" (Work, pages 46-47)
Sorrowful Tale of a Servant Girl (Work, pages 48-52)
The Loafers' Society (Work, pages 52-53)
"It's the Early Bird" (Work, pages 53-54)
Music (Work, pages 54-56)
On Lager (Work, pages 56-58)
Caudle's Wedding Day (Work, pages 58-61)
Dot Young Viddow Clara (Work, pages 62-63)
The Best Cow in Peril (Work, pages 63-64)
Frequent Critters (Work, pages 64-67)
In For The Railroad (Work, pages 67-68)
Song of the Sink (Work, pages 68-71)
The Case of Young Bangs (Work, pages 71-73)
Pretzel's Speech Before The Illinois Assembly (Work, pages 74-75)
The Cannibal Man (Work, pages 75-76)
Boss Bagshaw (Work, pages 76-77)
Pretzel As A Soldier (Work, pages 78-80)
The Raccoon (Work, pages 80-82)
My Childhood (Work, page 83)
Scheider's Ride (Work, pages 84-85)
Boy Suffrage (Work, pages 85-89)
Gardening (Work, pages 89-91)
He Vas Dhinkin' (Work, pages 91-92)
Abner Jones' Testimony (Work, pages 92-93)
By A Money-Changer's Window (Work, pages 93-94)
Author: Pretzel, Carl, 1841-1892
Dates: 1873 (Charles T. Dearing imprint edition)
1873 (General Dime Book Publishers imprint edition)
Publishers: Charles T. Dearing imprint edition: Beadle and Adams (1872-1898) (New York (N.Y.): No. 98 William Street) -- United States
General Dime Book Publishers imprint edition: Beadle and Adams (1872-1898) (New York (N.Y.): No. 98 William Street) -- United States
OCLC Number: 03661728 (Charles T. Dearing imprint edition)
Edition Descriptions: Charles T. Dearing imprint edition:
Also includes: Publisher's Note (department) and publisher's advertisements.

General Dime Book Publishers imprint edition:
Also includes: Publisher's Note (department) and publisher's advertisements.
Length: 94 pages
Notes: "This speaker was announced April 19, 1873, in the Saturday Journal, as already published. It was also advertised in Dime Novel No. 279, which appeared April 8, 1879."--Johannsen, A. House of Beadle and Adams and its dime and nickel novels

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Charles T. Dearing imprint edition
General Dime Book Publishers imprint edition

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