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The First Part of Goethe's Faust; together with the Prose Translation, Notes and Appendices of...Abraham Hayward; Carefully Revised, with Introduction,

by C. A. Buchheim [Bilingual Edition] (Bohn's Libraries) [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1892] Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; C. A. Buchheim and Abraham Hayward

Condition: Good


Good. German and English on facing pages. Includes introduction, bibliography, notes, appendices, prefaces. Good-plus first edition hardcover (Bell, 1892, 479 pages) in dark blue cloth, gilt titles; issued without dust jacket; pages clean, tight, unmarked, just slightly darkened; binding sound and square; cloth has 1/8-inch closed tear at top of spine, 1/2-inch superficial split at top of front joint (i.e., exterior spine-fold), and rub at top of back joint; a few faint drip-marks on front cover (you have to hold the book at an angle to the light in order to see them); minor blistering to cloth on back cover; bookplate on front paste-down endpaper; pages toward back of book remain uncut at edges; exceptionally well-preserved for a book that is almost 120 years old; on its way to you the same or next day in bubblewrap; email confirmation; standard (media) mail takes 4-14 days; expedited (priority) mail takes 2-5 days; international orders go by airmail (6-10 days).
  • Bookseller: Miriam Rose Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18-124p
  • Title: The First Part of Goethe's Faust; together with the Prose Translation, Notes and Appendices of...Abraham Hayward; Carefully Revised, with Introduction,
  • Author: C. A. Buchheim [Bilingual Edition] (Bohn's Libraries) [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1892] Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; C. A. Buchheim and Abraham Hayward
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover

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