2 parts in one vol., sm. 8vo, [iv], vi, 144; viii, 186; occasional light spotting; contemporary marbled paper boards, leather lettering-pieces on spine, green edges.
US $1672 €1416
First edition of a work on contemporary German literature, intended as a sort of continuation of Madame de Staël’s De L’Allemagne. It first appeared as a series of articles in the Paris journal L’Europe littéraire. This first edition was banned on publication, and is very rare. A second, expanded (though heavily censored) edition was published in 1836 under the title Die romantische Schule.
Goedeke VIII, 557, 43; Wilpert/Gühring 6.
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