Das Mädchen von Orleans. Ein komisches Heldengedicht in zwölf Gesängen nach Voltaire frei bearbeitet.

Neustadt, ‘im Verlags-Comptoir’, n. d. [mid nineteenth century].

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.


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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.

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