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Reineke Fuchs von Wolfgang von Goethe. Mit Zeichnungen von Wilhelm von Kaulbach gestochen von R. Rahn und A. Schlich
Stuttgart: J. G. Cotta, (1846). first book edition, originally issued in parts; folio (leaves slightly taller than 35 cm.), 257 pp., has frontispiece, pictorial title and engraved plates including the suppressed plate opposite page 42 (in his desperation to escape, Tibert the Cat attacks a priest in a most sensitive location) and the plate opposite page 4 that was found offensive to some (Wolf dressed as an Abbe has evil intentions toward the rabbits in his religion class), some copies have a key plate for the illustrations but not present here; in the very elaborately gold stamped red edition binding with the central feature being Reynard dressed as a Roman soldier riding a chariot pulled by a griffin, all edges gilt; the binding has a few small spots of rubbing, book plate of a modern private owner, scattered and light age staining, last leaf has a soft wrinkle line, . Photos available upon request.
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Last Found On: 2013-07-26           Check availability:      Biblio    


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