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Author Name    Grillparzer, Franz

Title   SAPPHO: A Tragedy in Five Acts

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   Small area of abrasion (sticker removal) to front pastedown, offsetting to first page of text and copyright page (from a clipping that had been laid in), else a bright, near fine copy in green cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt; no dust jacket.

Edition   First U.S. edition thus. In the translation with prefaces by Ellen Frothingham. Former owner's discreet stamp and 1877-dated signature to flyleaf.

Publisher   Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1876.

Seller ID   38012.00

Second play by the important Austrian author and his first in what would become his verse form of choice, iambic pentameter. His works are notable for their "vigorous gestural language--the ideal of 'word and image working together."'--W.E. Yates.

Plays and Playwrights. 19th Century Literature. Austrian Literature. German Literature.

Price = 50.00 USD



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