Chicago: Louis Lange Jr. & Co., 1889. First Edition. Hardcover. 5 1/4 X 8 Inches. 128 PP. Very Good. Item #4450
Scarce book of spiritual poetry by the first Lutheran City Missionary in St. Louis, MO. Herzberger was an influential late 19th Century Lutheran minister in the midwest. He was an outspoken advocate for the spread of the gospel among negro communities in America. His speeches reflect his deep belief in race equality that was surely met with resentment and opposition. Original cloth with gilt title to front cover. PO pencil notes to front pastedown. Text in German. While OCLC locates 15 copies, we find zero in commerce.