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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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New York, NY Arden Book Company. Hardcover Good+ in Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use: The Book's binding shows a liitle lean, but remains quite secure; light wear to extremities; the lower corner of the front panel shows dampstaining, as does the lower corner of the text pages; the binding remains secure; former owner's name inscribed at the upper corner of the front free endpaper. The DJ shows moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; a small scuffed area at the lower corner of the front panel; unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall remains a solid, not-unattractive reading copy, showing light wear and several flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.25 x 5.75 x 0.8 inches). 252 pages. Translated into English, in the original German metres, by Bayard Taylor. Illustrated in art nouveau style in black & white by Harry Clarke. Weight: 17.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

Ihr naht euch wieder, schwankende Gestalten, Die fruh sich einst dem truben Blick gezeigt. Versuch ich wohl, euch diesmal festzuhalten? Fuhl ich mein Herz noch jenem Wahn geneigt? Ihr drangt euch zu! nun gut, so mogt ihr walten, Wie ihr aus Dunst und Nebel um mich steigt; Mein Busen fuhlt sich jugendlich erschuttert Vom Zauberhauch, der euren Zug umwittert.


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