1882. Leipzig: Adolf Titze, .
Large 4to. Illustrated with 9 full-page engravings and numerous woodcuts in the text. In a lavish decorative publisher's binding of red cloth, with richly gilt design in several colors, Greek motifs, and chromolithographed endpapers. Bookplate of Delphin and William Roschen on front pastedown. Binding fine but for three small white flecks on the upper board, front blank endpaper removed, intermittent foxing, particularly to the tissue guards, very good.
§ An attractive copy of the sixth edition and a particularly beautiful example of German bookmaking of the period. The full page illustrations are zincographs reproducing work by the German artist Paul Thumann (1834-1908) who also illustrated Goethe's Poetry and Truth, and Alfred Tennyson's Enoch Arden, among other books. Item #9101