Die Beiden BrÄute..

LAFONTAINE, AUGUST..

Bound in tree calf; spine in compartments with gilt bands, with contrasting black morocco title labels, gilt. Light wear to extremities and some foxing throughout; otherwise a very good set. Armourial crest bookplates of H. Moody.

£65.00

Publisher

In der Sanderschen Buchhandlung.,

Place

Berlin

Date

1808

Synopsis

Von august lafontaine.
erster theil. zweiter theil.

Item Description

TWO VOLUMES. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 3.75 x 6.25 inches. Erster Theil, [ii] + 372 + [1] pp.; Zweiter Theil, [ii] + 452 + [1] pp. Text in German and Gothic script.

Notes

Two out of the three volumes of Die Beiden Bräute (The Two Brides), by August Heinrich Julius Lafontaine (1758-1831, a prolific novelist born in Brunswick, who wrote sentimental novels of domestic life, much in favour at the court of Prussia, and more popular than Goethe in his day. A third volume was published in 1809.

[Stock No. 25643]

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