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GOETHE, J. W. ILLUSTRATED BY MAX PFEIFFER WATENPHUHL, - Goethes Buch Suleika Gefolgt Vom Schenkenbuch. Dem Westöstlischen Divan Entliehen Und Mit Vierzehn Auf Den Stein Gezeichneten Farblithographien Versehen Von Max Pfeiffer Watenphul

. No. 233 of 370 signed and hand-numbered copies. With 14 lithographs by Max Pfeiffer signed in the stone. Frankfurt am Main, Verlag Ars Librorum, Gotthard de Beauclair 1966. folio (410 mm. x 280 mm.) loose sheets held in publisher's orange vellum-backed linen cloth binding with spine lettered in gilt and one of the coloured lithographs pasted to the front board. In dark reddish brown quarter goat's leather slip case with gilt lettering on the spine. A dust jacket was not issued. A fine copy. Printed on "velin d'Arches" and uncut. Five of the 14 coloured lithographs are full-page. Signed in the colophon by Max Pfeiffer Watenphul and Gotthard de Beauclair. 37pp. + colophon. Typeface used is Dante-Antiqua. Ars Librorum print no. 14. The first book ilustrated by the German artist Max Pfeiffer Watenphul(1896-1976). Inserted are the special lge 8-vo leaflet the publisher issued for this book with three of the illustrations reproduced in a smaller size and the publisher's catalogue of editions with original graphics.( private press ) see: Spindler 34/16. - Tiessen III, 104. - Isphording 40. - Dorn 744. - Papiergesänge Nr. 98. - Eyssen S. 186.
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 403.5 US$ 446.16 | JP¥ 48550] Book number F2108SM

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