Rolandsknappen: Musaeus, J. K. A (Johann Karl August Musäus); Heinrich Lefler & Josef Urban (illust... Rolandsknappen: Musaeus, J. K. A (Johann Karl August Musäus); Heinrich Lefler & Josef Urban (illust...

Rolandsknappen

Musaeus, J. K. A (Johann Karl August Musäus); Heinrich Lefler & Josef Urban (illust.)

Published by Gesellschaft für vervielfätigende Kunst, Wien, 1898
Condition: fair Hardcover
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Ex-library. Elephant folio. [2], 36, [1], followed by 57 blank leaves. Original illustrated front wrapper bound in three-quarter leather over black cloth. Decorative endpapers. Front and rear boards detached but present, lacking spine and rear wrapper. Rolandsknappen is a legendary tale by German writer & professor, Johann Karl August Musaeus. The author's works contained a unique satirical substance, therefore lacking the usual simplicity of typical folklore. Musaeus is best known for his collection of German fairy tales "Volksmärchen der Deutschen," which was published in 1782-86. This work delightfully illustrated with full-page and in-text b/w reproductions of drawings by Heinrich Lefler and Josef Urban. Decorative initials. Text in German. Staining and age wear on boards. Chipping along edges of front wrapper. Front free endpaper and blank page detached, tearing and chipping to edges of those leaves. Small library stamp on title-page and first page. Text and illustrated pages printed on thick high-quality paper, blank leaves is thinner paper with brittle edges. Binding in poor, interior bound leaves in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 30934

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Title: Rolandsknappen

Publisher: Gesellschaft für vervielfätigende Kunst, Wien

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

Edition: First edition.

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