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GEORGE, Stefan (and Melchior Lechter
Der Teppich des Lebens und die Lieder von Traum und Tod, mit einem Vorspiel [The Tapestry of Life and the Songs of Dream and Death, with a Prologue]
Blaetter fuer die Kunst, 1899. Good. Hardcover. First edition. Large quarto. [26] leaves. Four full-page woodcuts and text pages designed by Melchior Lechter, printed on thick sheets of untrimmed rag paper. Printed cloth beveled boards. Lacking the spine back, corners bumped, hinges are loose, else very good. The beautifully printed woodcut designs and text are clean, bright, and very black. Stefan George and Lechter together designed this edition as a typographical work of art in the style of Robert Morris. Copy number 76 of 300 copies. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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