8vo, pp. [iv], 128; some light spotting, but generally a nice bright copy in contemporary boards, a little sunned, MS spine label; from the library of the jurist Gustav A. von Liebenstein (1853–1913), with his signature to the front free endpaper and his bookplate to the front pastedown.
Added to your basket:
Das Mädchen von Orleans. Ein komisches Heldengedicht in zwölf Gesängen nach Voltaire frei bearbeitet.
A good copy of this very rare German rendition of Voltaire’s La Pucelle d’Orleans. Fromm gives the date as around 1865 (and the place of publication as Hamburg), the online Staatsbibliothek catalogue (the only copy listed by KVK) as c.1830. The translator remains anonymous.
Fromm 27136; OCLC records just one copy, at the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin.
You may also be interested in...
One-Way Song. With a Foreword by T. S. Eliot.
Second edition, ostensibly an unaltered reprint of the first edition of 1933, but in fact with some changes. Eliot’s foreword is new to this edition. Bridson had reviewed the original edition uncharitably as ‘versified pamphleteering’ in Poetry XLV: 3 (Dec 1934), accusing it of being a satirical diatribe attacking Bergsonism.
A METHODIST’S MEMOIRS NELSON, John.
An Extract of John Nelson’s Journal, being an Account of God’s Dealing with his Soul from his Youth to the forty-second Year of his Age, and his working by him, likewise, the Oppressions he met with from People of different Denominations, written by himself.
Rare first edition, printed in Bristol, of the autobiography of the preacher and pioneer of Methodism in Yorkshire John Nelson (1707–1774).