Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Title GOETZ VON BERLICHINGEN with The Iron Hand. A Drama in Five Acts. From the German of Goethe
Book Condition Substantial foxing throughout, covers show some spots of staining, mild insect nibbling along the spine gutter, minor splits to cloth at the spine ends, else a good copy. Small octavo. Preface contains an informed history of the drama; -185 pages.
Edition First U.S. edition. Original brown or faded purple cloth, with gilt-embossed front panel titles.
Publisher Philadelphia: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1837.
Seller ID 55144.00
A new translation of Goethe's first work (1773), based on the life of Götz von Berlichingen (1480-1562), a German knight and adventurer, romanticized in legend as a German Robin Hood. An influential play--that brought Goethe immediate acclaim. A classic!
18th Century Literature. Plays and Playwrights.