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


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The First Part Of Goethe's Faust

By: Goethe; Anna Swanwick (Trans); M. Retzsch (Illust)

Price: $246.19

Publisher: London, UK, George Bell: 1893

Edition: First Thus.

Seller ID: 94169


Condition: Very Fine

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. View more info