The Tale of Fair Lily and the Green Serpent. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

The Tale of Fair Lily and the Green Serpent.

1974. San Francisco: Didymus Press, 1974.

Sm. folio, (4), 46, colophon, illustrated. Original flexible green cloth, backstrip lettered in black. Cloth unevenly faded, internally bright and clean. Original prospectus and handwritten letter from Thomas Whitridge of the Didymus Press laid in. Very good.

§ One of 300 copies. The translation was by Alice Raphael and the illustrations by Ann Arnold. The letter laid is from Thomas Whitridge to a subscriber and suggests an interesting story “The Disappearance of our binder makes it impossible to deliver at this time the fine binding. Enclosed is the regular edition, $24.00, and a refund...”. Item #110512

Price: $50.00

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