1835 – “Ballads and Legends of the Rhine” – RHEINISCHER SAGEN-KREIS. EIN CICLUS VON ROMANZEN

1835 – RHEINISCHER SAGEN-KREIS. EIN CICLUS VON ROMANZEN, BALLADEN UND LEGENDEN DES RHEINS, NACH HISTORISCHEN QUELLEN BEARBEITET – by Adelheid Stolterfoth

Translates to: Rhenish legend circle. A ciclus of romances, ballads and legends of the Rhine, edited according to historical sources. 

Hardcover with decorated cloth (see images below), measuring about 8 7/8 inches by 10 1/2 inches. 65 pages and with 21 plates (all present) after drawings by A. Rethel of Dusseldorf (his first book contribution), and lithographed by Dielmann. Published by Frankfurt Karl Jügel. Text in German.

Overall good with some foxing. NOTE sometime in history the title page and following dedication page to “His Royal Highness…” were torn, and have been repaired (see image). UNCOMMON.

below showing the tape repairs on two pages (on the reverse side)

some sample two page spreads – text one side – illustration of legend or ballad opposite

another illustration

the covers – back at an angle then front

Price – $175 – Order Number eb1337
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