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Q. Valerius Catulls. Deutsch von Ernst Hohenemser [SIGNED]

Catullus, Quintus Velerius

Published by Officina Serpentis, Berlin, 1920
Condition: poor to vg Soft cover
From ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) (Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.)

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Signed Ernst Hohenemser on front free endpaper. Quarto. (2) 84 (1)pp. Original plain stiff wraps. Possibly a proof copy of the 1920 publication of Catull's poetry published by the famed Berlin handpress Officina Serpentis, founded 1911 by Eduard Wilhelm Tieffenbach. The dedication poem on page one is girded with a decorative frame based on a design by Marcus Behmer, printed in red and black. Text in German. Binding with light staining, missing spine and some tears and creasing in upper left corner of back cover. Front free endpapers barely attached. Page 3/4 creased, pages 3-6 loose. Due to the loose binding the block is starting at various places. Back free endpapers exposed to water along foredges. Pages 73-76 with creases at corner and pencil mark in margin of page 76. 75-78 torn along gutter and loose. Binding in overall poor, interior in fair to good- condition. Ernst Hohenemser was a story teller and writer of aphorisms. He studied law, philosophy and art history and received his doctorate at the University of Heidelberg with a thesis on Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz. He is known for his 1918 publication "Aphorismen" and various translations Catull and Ovid. Bookseller Inventory # 39824

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Bibliographic Details

Title: Q. Valerius Catulls. Deutsch von Ernst ...

Publisher: Officina Serpentis, Berlin

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:poor to vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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