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
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