Reynard the Fox 1857 Goethe illustrated book Kaulbach illustrations pictorialBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, German Books, Illustrated Books, Poetry, Reynard the Fox).
Reineke Fuchs, by Wolfgang von Goethe. Wood engraved illustrations by Wilhelm von Kaulbach.
Published 1857, Stuttgart by J. A. Gottascher.
212 pages. Text in German. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, elaborate gilt pictorial spine and cover decorations, gilt lettering, embossed rear cover decorations.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
A gorgeous book, gilt is bright.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 3/4" H x 7" W.