Publisher's Notes from the Archives insert laid in. 1985 Full-Leather. xvii, , 314, , [xviii-xxiv] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark green full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated with an introduction and appendix by William & Charles Archer, woodcut illustrations by Per Krohg. Peer Gynt is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen, loosely based on the fairy tale Per Gynt. Interpreted in its day as a satire on the Norwegian personality, Peer Gynt is the story of a life based on avoidance. A first edition of 1,250 copies was published on 14 November 1867 in Copenhagen. Despite having swiftly sold out, a re-print of 2,000 copies, which followed after 14 days, did not sell well and was not exhausted until 1874. While Bj. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Peer Gynt (The Collector's Library of Famous...
Publisher: The Easton Press, Norwalk
Publication Date: 1985
Book Condition: New
Book Description The Easton Press, 1985. Full-Leather. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. Dark--almost black--leather hardcover with gold lettering and decorations to spine and boards; all edges gilt; ribbon marker; satin endpapers. Fine condition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 080005