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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von; English translation in the original meters by Bayard Taylor

Published by Strahan & Company, London (1871)

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About this Item: Strahan & Company, London, 1871. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. Good hardcover set, first English edition, complete in two-volumes, but with heavily worn & damaged covers, notably the partially missing upper half of the spine-panel of Volume I, heavy wear otherwise evident to spine-hubs of both volumes, age-dust-soiled exterior text-block exteriors, intact bindings with no separations but evident fragility, very good unblemished interiors w/ moderate page-yellowing * Each volume: 5.88" x 8.12" * Volume I: The First Part (xxiv+368 pp., 0.72 kg, w/ bookplate & small "Foyles Booksellers" label affixed to inside right front cover * Volume II: The Second Part (xx+507 pp., 0.88 kg, w/ bookplate & small "Foyles Booksellers" label affixed to right-front-inside cover & the ex libris bookplate of C.F. Schreiber affixed to the left-back-inside panel * The complete two-volume set: 919 pp., 1.60 kg. * We are planning to rebind these valuable volumes but offer them in their current state as-described at the exceptional price shown. Seller Inventory # 005013

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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Taylor, Bayard (English Translation)

Published by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio - New York, N. Y. (1942)

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About this Item: The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio - New York, N. Y., 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Clarke, Harry (Illustrations) (illustrator). First Edition Thus. An Illustrated Edition with imagery by Harry Clarke. No date; circa 1942. Powerfully vivid, chiaroscura illustrations by Harry Clarke throughout. Beige buckram (cloth) boards, blue cloth spine wrap, gilt spine titles on maroon field w/five flourishing gilt bands, moderate shelf wear. Classic image of artist and easel embossed in gilt at cover and paint pallet at spine. Pages very good, clean. Dust wrapper w/some chip, rub, edge wear, intact; protected in new clear sleeve. Classic wrapper illustration depicts Faust enraptured by topless figurine w/long-nailed gypsy devil over shoulder; striking in monochromatic, bluish green hue. Nouveau illustration beginning to end by Harry Clarke inc. endpapers. These were highly influential renderings during the golden age of gift-book illustration in first quarter of twentieth century. Clarke (March 17, 1889-1931) was a famed Irish book illustrator and stained glass artist. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. Translated into English, in the original metres, by Bayard Taylor. The First Part of 'Faust' was first published in its present form in 1808 and the Second Part in 1832. Bayard Taylor's translation w/Parts I and II first appeared in 1932. 248 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 018555

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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Taylor, Bayard (English Translation)

Published by Illustrated Editions, New York (1942)

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About this Item: Illustrated Editions, New York, 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Clarke, Harry (Illustrations) (illustrator). First Edition. First edition thus. No date; circa 1942. Powerfully vivid, chiaroscura illustrations by Harry Clarke throughout. Blue cloth ribbed boards, tan pebbled spine wrap, gilt spine titles on red fields, moderate shelf wear. Classic image of devil embossed at cover and spine in red cloak, horned hood and pointy ears. Pages very good, clean. Red page edges. Rare dj some edge wear, rub, chip; clipped, protected in new clear sleeve. Classic jacket design depicting Harry Clarke's illustration of of a red devil tempting Faust w/red titles on dk. purplish b.g. Nouveau illustration throughout by Harry Clarke. These were highly influential renderings during the golden age of gift-book illustration in first quarter of twentieth century. Clarke (March 17, 1889-1931) was a famed Irish book illustrator and stained glass artist. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. Translated into English, in the original metres, by Bayard Taylor. The First Part of 'Faust' was first published in its present form in 1808 and the Second Part in 1832. Bayard Taylor's translation w/Parts I and II first appeared in 1932. 248 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 018583

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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Taylor, Bayard (English Translation)

Published by The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio - New York, N. Y. (1942)

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About this Item: The World Publishing Company, Cleveland, Ohio - New York, N. Y., 1942. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Clarke, Harry (Illustrations) (illustrator). First Edition Thus. An Illustrated Edition with Illustrations by Harry Clarke. No date; circa 1942. Powerfully vivid, chiaroscura illustrations by Harry Clarke throughout. Beige buckram (cloth) boards, blue cloth spine wrap, gilt spine titles on maroon field w/five flourishing gilt bands, moderate shelf wear. Classic image of artist and easel embossed in gilt at cover and paint pallet at spine. Pages very good, clean. Dust jacket moderate edge wear; protected in new clear sleeve. Classic wrapper illustration depicts Faust in rapture staring at topless figurine w/long-nailed gypsy devil over shoulder; striking in monochromatic, bluish green hue. Nouveau illustration beginning to end by Harry Clarke inc. endpapers. These were highly influential renderings during the golden age of gift-book illustration in first quarter of twentieth century. Clarke (March 17, 1889-1931) was a famed Irish book illustrator and stained glass artist. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. Translated into English, in the original metres, by Bayard Taylor. The First Part of 'Faust' was first published in its present form in 1808 and the Second Part in 1832. Bayard Taylor's translation w/Parts I and II first appeared in 1932. 248 pages. Insured post. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 019340

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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang; Taylor, Bayard (English Translation)

Published by Three Sirens Press, 104 Fifth Avenue, New York (1950)

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About this Item: Three Sirens Press, 104 Fifth Avenue, New York, 1950. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Clarke, Harry (Illustrations) (illustrator). First Edition Thus. No date; circa 1950. Beautifully illustrated book in original slipcase. Rare in tan, pebble impressed boards, black stamped cover and spine titles in red field, image of horned devil at front, moderate shelf wear, rub. Deckled pages near fine, no writing. Bind fine; hinges intact. Matte red slip case w/tan title label. Three Sirens label with classic detailed titles; splitting to seams, mended. Book itself in very good condition in well worn slip case. Intriguing nouveau illustration throughout by Harry Clarke in full and partial page renderings. Highly influential renderings during the golden age of gift-book illustration in first quarter of twentieth century. Clarke (March 17, 1889-1931) was a famed Irish book illustrator and stained glass artist. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. Translated into English, in the original metres, by Bayard Taylor. The First Part of 'Faust' was first published in its present form in 1808 and the Second Part in 1832. Bayard Taylor's translation w/Parts I and II first appeared in 1932. Printed in the United States of America by J.J. Little & Ives Company, New York. 252 pages. Insured post. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall. Book. Seller Inventory # 019549

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