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Poetische Schriften. Neue, rechtmäßige, von dem Verfasser selbst durchgesehne Ausgabe

Zacharia, Friedrich Wilhelm

Published by Fürstliche Warenhaus-Buchhandlung, Braunschweig, 1772
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Complete in 2 volumes, as issued. 8vo. 355pp. 379pp. Marbled paper covered boards of the time. Red page edges. Illustrated title pages. Printed on high quality cotton rag. Printers devices. Illustrated initials. Works of poetry by renowned German poet Friedrich Wilhelm Zacharia (see below). Minor age wear and discoloration to binding. Minor browning and sporadic foxing to pages. Otherwise clean and tight. In German, in Gothic script. Very good condition. On the author (Source: Public Domain):Zacharia, Just Friedrich Wilhelm (1726-77), German minor poet, studied at Leipzig and Göttingen universities. In 1748 he was appointed a master at the Carolinum in Brunswick, receiving the title of professor in 1761. As a student Zachariä was an adherent of Gottsched and, as such, wrote his first and principal work, the verse satire Der Renommiste (1744, repr. 1909). He soon after transferred his allegiance to the Bremer Beiträger. His later works include Das Schnupftuch (1754, a satire on the nobility) and Murner in der Hölle, a comic poem in 5 books, dealing with cats (1757). He also wrote short poems and translated Milton's Paradise Lost into German hexameters (2 vols., 1760). A serious epic poem on Hernando Cortés remained unfinished (Cortes, vol. 1, 1766). His contribution to the comic epic is the most notable aspect of his work. Bookseller Inventory # 19773

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Title: Poetische Schriften. Neue, rechtmäßige, von ...

Publisher: Fürstliche Warenhaus-Buchhandlung, Braunschweig

Publication Date: 1772

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Edition: Revised and authorized by the author.

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