FAUST: A Tragedy. Translated From the Germanof Goethe with Notes by Charles T. Brooks

Goethe [Johann Wolfgang Von]

Published by Boston Ticknor and Fields 1856
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First Edition of the translation. 8vo, publisher’s original brown cloth, lettered in gilt and ruled in blind on the spine, and decorated and ruled in blind on the covers. 234, [12] ads pp. Quite a handsome copy with only a hint of mellowing here and there and with only very light evidence of shelving at the tips, with the ads bound in. Internally very fresh and clean. FIRST EDITION OF THE TRANSLATION AND A SCARCE BOOK IN THIS CONDITION. This epic poetic drama has long been considered the crowning achievement of Germany’s greatest literary genius. Goethe adopts the structure of the much-used Faust legend and infuses it with a personal poetic vision that is in itself often quite revealing of the poet’s own inner life. Goethe’s Faust has been called "the poetic epitome of his experience. . . . there lies a philosophy of life, a ripe wisdom born of experience, such as no European poet had given to the world since the Renaissance. Faust has been well called the ‘divine comedy’ of 18th-century humanism.". Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: FAUST: A Tragedy. Translated From the ...
Publisher: Boston Ticknor and Fields 1856

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