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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Faust. Eine Tragödie von Goethe
Eugen Diederichs, 1909. Limited edition. Jubiläumsausgabe. Hardcover. 1/1000. 4to. 405,[1],pp. Full leather with blind-tooled decorations on front-and back board as well as spine. Gold-embossed title on cover. Raised bands. Clasps missing, but remnants of leather strips on edge of back board; two gold studs on fore edge of front board remain. Top edge gilt. Fore- and bottom page edges untrimmed. Minor age wear on binding (abrasions to leather along front cover joint, one inch discoloration on front cover below gilt title). Three-inch split along head of spine on joints of back board, firmly holding. Ex-libris on inside of front board, signature of previous owner on free front endpaper. 8 hand-colored initials; tail pieces. In two parts, each with a floriated title-page and a frontispiece. Printed on Van Gelder paper. "Die Jubiläumsausgabe des Goetheschen Faust wurde für den Verlag Eugen Diederichs / Jena gedruckt in der Offizin W. Drugulin in Leipzig von Febr. 1908 - März 1909. Satzanordnung und Ausstattung besorgte F. H. Ehmke / Düsseldoef / die Auflage beträgt 1000 Stück auf Van Gelder-Bütten / die numeriert sind / wovon dieses Nr. 584." Text within line border in German, Gothic script. Very good condition. Rare anniversary edition of this classic work in a stunning binding. vg.
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