Item #615845 [Works of Goethe] [14 volumes]. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Nathan Haskell Dole, Anna Swanwick George Henry Lewes, Walter Scott, Theodore Martin, John Oxenford.
[Works of Goethe] [14 volumes]

[Works of Goethe] [14 volumes]

Francis A. Niccolls and Co., 1902. First Thus. Leather Binding. Used - Good. Item #615845

Copy #2 of 75 numbered sets of the Leipzig Edition De Grande Luxe. 14 volumes of this scarce edition in English, complete as issued (has erratic volume numbers). A good set in publisher's heavy 3/4 red morocco over marbled boards, spines with raised bands and gilt floral tooling, top edges gilt, marbled endpapers (spines and boards have some rubbing, nicking to tops of spines; Volume VII has front board detached but present and rear joint starting; Volume XIV has rear hinge starting). Notes: Titles in red and black. Title vignettes (author's portrait). Each plate accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress. 'Leipzig edition de luxe. This edition is limited to one hundred copies, of which this is copy no.' Vols. arbitrarily numbered. Contents: [v. 1] Iphigenia in Tauris. Torquato Tasso. Goetz von Berlichingen, tr. by A. Swanwick and Sir W. Scott. [The fellow culprits, tr. by E.A. Bowring] [v. 2] Letters from Switzerland. Letters from Italy, tr. by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison [v. 3] Faust, vol. I, tr. by Sir T. Martin [v. 4] Faust, vol. II. Clavigo Egmont. [Tr. by A. Swanwick]- The wayward lover. [Tr. by E.A. Bowring] [v.t] Poetical works, vol. I [v. 6] Poetical works, vol. II. Reynard the Fox, tr. by J.S. Cobb [v. 7-8] Life of Goethe, by G.H. Lewes [v. 9-10] Truth and fiction relating to my life, tr. by J. Oxenford [v. 11-12] Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship, tr. by T. Carlyle [v. 13] The sorrows of young Werther. Elective affinities, tr. by R.D. Boylan.- [The good women. A tale [v. 14] Wilhelm Meister's travels and the recreations of the German emigrants, tr. by T. Carlyle. NOTE: This set is complete, the printed volume #'s in text make no sense and have no relation to what was actually issued (see Worldcat).

Price: $695.00