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Author: LEWES G.H. ( EDITOR ) - GOETHE - WILLIAM KAULBACH ( ILLUSTRATOR ) Title: Female Characters of Goethe. From the original drawings of William Kaulbach. With explanatory text by G.H. Lewes.
Description: New York, Stroefer & Kirchner, printed in Munich by F. Straub, printer to the royal Academy of Sciences, s.d. (preface is dated June 1867), small in-4°, 27 x 16 cm, 131 pp + 20 full page albumin photographs mounted on stiff board, not included in the pagination + 1 frontispiece photograph similarly mounted (photograph of a Goethe portrait). All pages printed within a two-coloured frame. Bound in full red leather with blindtooling on both covers and a gilt title '' Goethe Gallery '' on spine and front cover. All edges gilt. Apart from some slight traces of wear at the binding an excellant copy without any stains. Finely bound and preserved early example of a literature text illustrated by original photographs of art works which accompany the text. .
Price: EUR 250.00 = appr. US$ 271.71 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 41247