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About Wilhelm Hauff. Wilhelm Hauff. Wilhelm Hauff was a German poet and novelist best known for his fairy tales. Hauff had a narrative and inventive gift and sense of form; he wrote with ease, combining narrative themes of others with his own. His work shows a pleasant, often spirited, wit. There is a stron Wilhelm Hauff was a German poet and novelist best known for his fairy tales. There is a strong influence of E.
Similar volumes followed in and Foxing prominent front and back enpapers, light foxing through out the book. Beautiful illustrated bookplate front free endpaper as well as a small bookseller sticker. Illustrations are beautiful, intact and complete. Size: Sm4to up to 11". More information about this seller Contact this seller 5.
Quarto, pp xiv, 93, ; ], Pictorial title page plus 30 illustrations by Forster Robson, of which 20 tipped-in colour plates to grey mount leaves with captioned tissue-guards and 10 duotone plates. Original sage green cloth with gilt titles and Shadowless Man motif in gilt to upper board. Teg, others uncut. Cover cloth rubbed and creased at spine tips with minor wear to corners. Scattered foxing; tissue guards toned to edge Two German supernatural classic tales, with attractive illustrations. More information about this seller Contact this seller 6.
A handsomely bound work featuring two works of fiction by A. Undated, dated using Copac. A collection of two cautionary tales by A. In this story the protagonist Peter Schlemihl sells his shadow to the Devil. The second story featured in this work is 'The Cold Heart' or 'Das kalte Herz', in which the lead Peter Marmot is granted three wishes. Collated complete. With an introduction by Dr. Condition: In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally generally smart. Light bumping to the head and tail of the spine, with very small tears to the cloth.
Patches of rubbing to the front and rear joints, and also to the extremities. Heavy offsetting to the front and rear endpapers. Internally firmly bound. Pages are generally clean, with light offsetting to the tissue guards.
Overall Condition: Very Good. More information about this seller Contact this seller 7. From: Nicholas J. Certo Newburgh, NY, U. Illustrated by Forster Robson with 20 mounted color plates with tissue guards and 10 tipped-in duotone plates. Original green cloth, cover decorated in blind, spine stamped in gilt.
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Seller Inventory 57a. More information about this seller Contact this seller 8. No date . Quarto pictorial green cloth elaborately decorated in gilt. Illustrated with 20 full-page mounted color tissue-guarded plates and 10 full-page duo-tone plates by Forster Robson.
One text page with a short clean horizontal tear, else a bright, clean near fine copy.
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More information about this seller Contact this seller 9. Dark green cloth bindings with gilt titles to front and spine, top edge gilt and no inscriptions. Minor use with faint scattered foxing throughout. Tissue-guarded tipped-in colour frontispiece, illustrated title page, xiv. More information about this seller Contact this seller Published by Holden And Hardingham , London Later Printing.
Textblock is mildly foxed throughout, binding is tight. Boards show soft dust soiling and slight fading to spine. Edition de Luxe, Limited to This copy numbered Signed by illustrator Forster Robson.
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Many tipped-in and full-page colour illustrations all present. Illustrated gilt cloth boards and spine.
Published by Musson Book Co ca About this Item: Musson Book Co ca , A collection of two cautionary tales by the authors Adelbert von Chamisso and Wilheim Hauff. A collection of two novels, by the authors Adelbert von Chamisso and Wilhem Hauff. Chamisso was born in France, but his family fled during the French Revolution when was Adelbert was nine, eventually settling in Berlin. The novel follows Peter Schlemihl after he sells his shadow to Devil for a bottomless amount of money.
However misfortunes are around the corner as his luck begins to crumble. Hauff died when he was only twenty four years old, but was an incredibly prolific writer during his short life. With a frontispiece and nineteen tipped-in plates, all with their tissue guards intact.
Some tipped-in plates are lifting but remain secure. An additional ten coloured plates. Collated, complete.
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Prior owner's pencil inscription to the recto of the front endpaper, 'A D Wardle'. This copy is undated, dated using Copac. Condition: In original publisher's cloth binding.