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Herrmann und Dorothea

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von

Published by Vieweg, Braunschweig, 1822
Condition: g- Soft cover

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Octavo. (3) 239 (1)pp. Original red shaded Morocco with gilt tooling on cover, spine, cover and inside edges, gilt lettering on spine printed on heavy vellum. Gilt edges. Light blue endpapers. Frontispiece color copper engraving. Goethe's most successful publication during his lifetime. Originally published as a paperback by Vieweg in 1798 the epos was republished in a number of carefully designed editions. Our luxury edition was one of the first publications of the time provided with a special binding for collectors (Kippenberg) and the decorations of the bindings were designed in slight variations. Copies of these editions are recorded in a number of collections (Eggert 118, No. 110; Erasmushaus 65, No. 361; Hartung & Karl 35, No. 4306). Illustrated with four color copper engravings after Kolbe printed by Esslinger, including frontispiece. Text in German. Binding rubbed with light wear along edges. Spine sunned with small closed tear at head of, joints rubbed. Starting at front endpapers. As usual with vellum, foxing of book block throughout, heavy at times. Binding and interior in overall good- condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37036

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Title: Herrmann und Dorothea

Publisher: Vieweg, Braunschweig

Publication Date: 1822

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g-

Edition: Neue Ausgabe (New Edition)

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