1861 Scarce First Edition - THE MAGIC RING, and other Oriental Fairy Tales by Herder, Liebeskind, & Krummacher.
Author: Herder, Liebeskind, and Krummacher.
Title: The Magic Ring, and Other Oriental Fairy Tales: from the German of Herder, Liebeskind, and Krummacher. Illustrated.
Publisher: New York, James Miller, 1861. First English Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: 300 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Very good, near fine original gilt illustrated full cloth binding (hinges fine, slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. A rare find in such a nice condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, light foxing or staining mainly on the frontispiece and illustrated title page's margin - as shown, gift note of a previous owner on the second blank page).
Illustrations: Complete with the beautiful frontispiece and the illustrated title page; engraved plates and in-text illustrations.
Estimation : (USD 400 - USD 500)
The book: Scarce first English edition of The Magic Ring, and Other Oriental Fairy Tales, a compilation of Oriental fairy tales translated into English from the original German translations made by Herder, Liebeskind, and Krummacher. Beautifully Illustrated.
Johann Gottfried Herder (1744–1803) was a German philosopher, theologian, poet, and literary critic. He was a key figure in the Sturm und Drang and Weimar Classicism movements, and his ideas had a significant influence on the development of Romanticism.
Johann Peter Liebeskind (1757–1805) was a German writer and translator. He translated numerous stories and tales into German, many of which were published in popular German magazines of his time.
Friedrich Wilhelm Krummacher (1796–1868) was a German theologian and writer, particularly known for his works in the field of religious education.
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