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Faust: With Eighteen Lithographs

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von

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ISBN 10: 0448221845 / ISBN 13: 9780448221847
Published by Putnam Pub Group, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., 1977
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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A beautiful, unread soft cover copy featuring eighteen lithographs by Eugene Delacroix. Some light soiling a text block. Bookseller Inventory # 004330

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Title: Faust: With Eighteen Lithographs

Publisher: Putnam Pub Group, E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition:Near Fine

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Synopsis:

Bored and depressed, Faust tries to take his own life and in the process calls on the Devil who sends a representative, Mephistopheles to serve Faust for a set number of years. At the end of the term however, Faust will be damned and condemned to Hell. Faust agrees and uses his cohort for a number of tasks. When he falls in love, he strives for a better life and in the end his love dies and pleads with God to save her beloved Faust's soul from eternal corruption.

About the Author:

The German poet, novelist, playwright, courtier, scientist, and philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) ranks among the greatest authors of Western literature. His best known writings include "The Sorrows of Young Werther" (his first novel) and "Faust" (a drama in two parts).

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