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Author Name    Goethe; Anna Swanwick (Trans); M. Retzsch (Illust)

Title   The First Part Of Goethe's Faust

Binding   Leather Bound

Book Condition   Very Fine

Edition   First Thus.

Size   12mo 6.75 - 7.75'' tall

Publisher   London, UK George Bell 1893

ISBN Number    B001FGWFWE

Seller ID   94169

Revised edition, 1st edition with Retzsch's illustrations. Impressive deluxe purple leather spine and board tips, marbled boards and gold filet. 4-ribbed spine with gold decor, top page ends gold gilt. Other page ends rough-cut. Matching marbled endpapers. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. 167 pages. Verse translation. 29 Retzsch's illustrations. Goethe liked his work. Revision by Anna Swanwick of her verse translation of 40 years earlier. It corrects the omission of double rhymes, as well as further emendations. Scarce.

Media/Performing Arts::Theatre Plays Antique Poetry::Before 1900

Price = 259.15 USD


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