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The German Classics: Masterpieces of German Literature (Complete 20 Vol. Set)

Francke, Kuno (Ed.)

Published by The German Publication Society, New York, 1913
Condition: Very Good- Hardcover
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Complete 20 volume set. Original green cloth uniformly faded to brown with gilt crest on front, lightly blind-stamped borders on front and spine only visible on some volumes. Gilt spines. Gilding faded on some spines. Light wear to corners, moderate wear to some spine ends with some fraying. Top edges gilt. Overall the set is in Good+ to very good condition. Very clean inside, no marks, barest light foxing to first and last pages in few volumes. Frontis b/w or color w/ tissue guards, numerous b/w illustrations, some w/ tissue guards. Volumes: 1 & 2 Goethe (gilding on spine faded, light fraying to spine ends on Vol. I); Vol. 3, Schiller (gilding on spine faded); Vol. 4, Paul, Humboldt, Schlegel(s), Novalis, Holderlin, Tieck, Kleist (gilding on spine faded, light fraying to head of spine and front bottom corner); Vol. 5, Schleiermacher, Fichte, Schelling, Arnim, Brentano, Grimm(s), Arndt, Korner, Schenkendorf, Uhland, Eichendorff, Chamisso, Hoffmann, Motte-Fouque, Hauff, Ruckert, Platen-Hallermund (Tail of spine and 3 sections, 1", 1/8" and 1/2" along bottom edge and 2" section along side edge of rear board are chewed, 1/2" vertical tear at center of head of spine, gilding on spine is faded.); Vol. 6, Heine Grillparzer, Beethoven (gilding on spine faded); Vol. 7, Hegel, Arnim, Immermann, Gutzkow, Grun, Lenau, Morike, Droste-Hulshoff, Freiligrath, Strachwitz, Geibel, Herwegh (Front board is lightly soiled along side edge and bottom, light fraying to head of spine and 1/4" section at tail of spine, gilding on spine faded.); Vol. 8, Auerbach, Gotthelf, Reuter, Stifter, Riehl (Rear board lightly soiled, light fraying to spine ends, gilding on spine faded.); Vol. 9, Hebbel, Ludwig (Light frraying to top corners and spine ends.); Vol. 10, Bismarck, Moltke, Lassalle (Spine ends lightly bumped, 1" sections at bottom rear edge near corner and along top edge near corner are chewed, gilding on spine faded, small (1/4") soiled spot on rear board.); Vol. 11, Spielhagen, Storm, Raabe (Light fraying to tail of spine, 1/3" tear in spine just above title with cloth missing, gilding on spine faded.); Vol. 12, Freytag, Fontane (light fraying to top corners, rear board has 5 soiled spots, 3 with small chips, largest 1/4", gilding on spine faded.); Vol. 13, Heyse, Scheffel, Ebner-Eschenback, Seidel (Light fraying to spine ends with 1/4" vertical tear at head of spine, top rear edge and corner chewed, 1", fraying at top front corner, gilding on spine faded.); Vol. 14, Keller, Meyer, Widmann, Spitteler (Spine tail and bottom corners lightly bumped); Vol. 15, Schopenhauer, Wagner, Nietzsche, Emperor William II (1/4" soiled spot on pp. half title through p. 14.); Vol. 16, Wilbrandt, Anzengruber, Rosegger, Schonherr (Wear with fraying to spine ends, corners very lightly bumped, light frayingt o top rear corner.); Vol. 17, Wildenbruch, Sudermann, Frenssen, Polenz, Fulda, Hofmannsthal (3 white spots on front board, largest 1/2" x 1/16", 1/2" chip at head of spine.); Vol. 18, Hauptmann, Saar, Liliencron, Schonaich-Carolath, Falke, Kurz, Dehmel, Holz, Bierbaum, George, Strauss und Torney, Munchhausen, Rilke, Hesse, Miegel, Huch (1/16" section frayed at head of spine); Vol. 19, Bohlau, Viebig, Keyserling, Mann, Thoma, Bartsch, Strauss, Hesse, Zahn, Schaffner; Vol. 20, Wassermann, Kellermann, Halbe, Hofmannsthal, Schnitzler, Wedekind, Hardt (1/2" and 1/16" chewed sections along top front edge, back corners lightly bumped). Heavy set, additional shipping. Bookseller Inventory # 001144

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Title: The German Classics: Masterpieces of German ...

Publisher: The German Publication Society, New York

Publication Date: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good-

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Patron's Edition

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