107
107
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.
WEST-OESTLICHER DIVAN. STUTTGART: COTTA, 1819
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1,2001,500
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107
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.
WEST-OESTLICHER DIVAN. STUTTGART: COTTA, 1819
Estimate
1,2001,500
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Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von.
WEST-OESTLICHER DIVAN. STUTTGART: COTTA, 1819
8vo (195 x 112mm.), first issue with pagination errors at pp.399-400 & 495-496 and with pp.7-10 in their uncancelled state with 3-line title to 'Talismane', with the corrected state of the same pages bound at the end, engraved frontispiece and title-page by C. Ermer after designs by Goethe printed on thick paper, old blue wrappers, entirely uncut and unopened, leather-backed box, front hinge strengthened
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Literature

Hagen 416; Goedeke iv/3 492, 110

Catalogue Note

first edition, first issue, extremely rare. This collection of pseudo-oriental poems, written in imitation of the Persian lyric poet Hafiz, was inspired by Goethe's muse, Marianne von Willemer, and contains some unacknowledged poems by her.

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