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Die Frau ohne Schatten Erzahlung von Hugo Hofmannsthal.
S. Fischer Verlag, Berlin 1920 - First Edition, signed by the author on the colophon page, limited to 160 numbered copies with original etching by Hans Mied, all on handmade J.W. Zanders paper. William Smith's copy. Smith was Associate Conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy and associated with music of this century. With his signature bookplate and date on front pastedown, some offsetting from bookplate to front flyleaf. 4to; 190pp; + colophon. Original publisher's red morocco with author's gilt initials on front panel, title in gilt on spine, teg, badly rubbed along edges, top of spine chipped, interior fine and fresh. A lovely edition of Hofmannsthal's fairy tale first published the year before by Fischer. Adapted into a libretto by the Hofmannsthal for another successful collaboration with composer Richard Strauss, the opera DIE FRAU OHNE SCHATTEN was first performed in Vienna on October 10, 1919. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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