1845 Rare First Edition - Legends of Rubezahl, and Other Tales by Johann Karl August Musäus. Illustrated.
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Author: Johann Karl August Musäus.
Title: Legends of Rubezahl, and Other Tales From the German of Musäus.
Language: Text in English.
Publisher: London, Joseph Cundall, 1845. First English Edition. Part of the 'Holiday Library' series edited by William Hazlitt.
Size: 7 " X 4.5 ".
Pages: xviii-254 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, gift note of a previous 1850 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustration: Complete with 4 beautiful lithographic plates including frontispiece.
The book: Rare and attractive First English Edition of LEGENDS OF RUBEZAHL, AND OTHER TALES, a collection of enchanting tales from the German folklore tradition, masterfully translated and presented as part of the 'Holiday Library' series. This edition is a testament to the rich storytelling tradition of Germany and the skillful translation that brings these tales to the English-speaking world.
The author: Johann Karl August Musäus (1735-1787) was a German author and a significant figure in the German literary scene. He is best known for his collection of German folktales, which he was one of the first to collect and publish. His works served as an inspiration for many later writers, including the famous Grimm Brothers.
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