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Goethe

 


Goethe's Theory of Poetry: Faust and the Regeneration of Language
by Benjamin Bennett

Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1986

Hard Cover, 352 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Clean boards with slight shelfwear. Tight binding, bright, unmarked pages. No dust jacket.
 

Price:  $12.00  




Goethe's World: As Seen in Letters and Memoirs
by Edited by Berthold Biermann

New Directions, New York, 1949

Hard Cover, 422 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good+. Shelfwear to cover, small chip to front edge; pages bright and clean. Covered in mylar.
 

Price:  $8.00  




The Wholeness of Nature: Goethe's Way Toward a Science of Conscious Participation in Nature
by Henri Bortoft

Lindesfarne Press, Hudson, NY, 1996

Soft Cover, 407 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread. Minor shelfwear, corners slightly bumped, bright unmarked pages. Cover art features a botanical sketch by Goethe.
 

Price:  $70.00  




Goethe and Schiller
by L. Muhlbach, tr. Chapman Coleman

W.R. Caldwell & Co., New York, 1867

Hard Cover, 494 pp.

Book Condition: Good. Hard Cover with wear consistent with age, chipping to cover, edgewear; spine separated from binding, first two pages slightly separated otherwise sewn binding intact, pages unmarked, edges tanned.
 

Price:  $5.00  




Goethe and His Woman Friends
by Mary Caroline Crawford

Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1911

Hard Cover, 452 pp.

Book Condition: Good+. Gilt title on brown boards, shelfwear, bumping to edges and spine; photos and illustrations; tight binding, clean deckled pages with penciled notes to endpaper. Very good for its age.
 

Price:  $15.00  




Goethe's Way of Science: A Phenomenology of Nature
by David Seamon and Arthur Zajonc, editors

State University of New York Press, Albany, NY, 1998

Soft Cover, 324 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Tight binding, slight edgewear. Contains illustrations and photos.
 

Price:  $28.00  




Some New Translations from Goethe
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Martha Ridge Bannan

John C. Yorston, Philadelphia, 1899
First Edition.
Translated for the first time and in the original meters.


Hard Cover, 5.5 x 8, 116 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Title, portrait of Goethe and decoration in gilt on cloth. Cloth cover is clean but worn, bumped corners, page tops gilt-edged, lovely engravings, pages tanned, some chipping last page, gutter separated from back pastedown, very well preserved. Now mylar-covered. Issued without dustjacket.
 

Price:  $30.00  




Labores Juveniles
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Graphische Kunstanstalten, Frankfurt, 1964
Facsimile edition of Goethe's handwritten manuscript


In linen clamshell. 7.5 x 8.75, 6 non-numbered sheets, 85 double-sided pages, 173 sides.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Binding tight, pages clean. Clamshell: Fine. Cream-colored linen cover, Minor bumping to corners.
 

Price:  $50.00  




Goethe the Alchemist: A Study of Alchemical Symbolism in Goethe's Literary and Scientific Works
by Ronald D. Gray

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1952
First Edition


Hard Cover, 5.75 x 8.625, 312 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Gilt spine title. Sunning on spine and cover, edges slightly soiled, spine cracked at page 154; pages clean and unmarked. Frontispiece, two b/w plates, diagram of Goethe's Urpflanze, symbols throughout the text.. DJ missing.
 

Price:  $115.00  




The Russian Image of Goethe, Vols I & II
by André von Gronicka

University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA

Hard Cover. Vol I published 1968, 304 pp; Volume II published 1985, 268 pp.

Book Condition: Volume I: Goethe in Russian Literature of the First Half of the Nineteenth Century. Book: Fine. Appears unread. Front board slightly bowed, otherwise pristine. Pages clean and bright. DJ: Very Good. A few closed tears at top and bottom edges. Now mylar-covered.

Volume II: Goethe in Russian Literature of the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century. Book: Fine. Appears unread. Clean boards. Pages clean and bright. DJ: Good+. Some rubbing with chipping at front and back of top edge. Now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $33.00  




Fifty Years with Goethe
by A. R. Hohlfeld

University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 1953

Hard Cover, 400 pp.

Book Condition: Good+. Ex library. Shelfwear with small tear to spine; tight binding, clean pages, with bookplate at front, library stamps.
 

Price:  $4.00  




The Soothsayings of Bakis: Goethe's Tragi-Comic Observations on Life, Time and History
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Harold Jantz, translator and editor

Johns Hopkins Press, Maryland, 1966

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 7 x 10, 86 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Tight binding, clean boards with gilt spine title, portrait of Goethe on front board, slight bumping; unmarked pages slightly tanned. DJ: Near Fine. Etching of Goethe on front and back covers. Slight scuffing, edgewear, price-clipped; now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $16.00  




The Soothsayings of Bakis: Goethe's Tragi-Comic Observations on Life, Time, and History
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe; Harold Jantz, translator and editor

The John Hopkins Press, Baltimore, MD, 1966

Hard Cover, 86 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Tight binding, clean boards with gilt spine title, portrait of Goethe on front board, slight bumping; unmarked pages slightly tanned. DJ: Near Fine. Etching of Goethe on front and back covers. Clean with small chip at top; now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $18.00  




Correspondence Between Goethe and Carlyle
Charles Eliot Norton, Editor

Macmillan and Company, London, 1887
First edition


Hard Cover, 5.25 x 7.5, 362 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Cloth binding, some bumping and fraying to spine, edges and corners. Pages clean, tanning consistent with age. Owner inscribed.
 

Price:  $35.00  




The Tiger's Tender Touch: The Erotic Life of Goethe
by Karl Hugo Pruys

Quintessence Publishing, Carol Stream, IL, 1999

Hard Cover, 192 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New
 

Price:  $23.00  




Faust: A Tragedy in a Modern Translation by Alice Raphael
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Heritage Press, New York, no date

Introduction by Carl F. Schreiber, Translator's Foreword, A Note by Mark Van Doren, Eighteen lithographs by Eugene Delacroix


Hard Cover with mylar dustjacket, 7.5 x 10, 183 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear, brown cloth with gilt title, spine darkened, tight binding, tanning to pages, owner inscription dated 1943. Now mylar-covered.
 

Price:  $25.00  




The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe
by Robert J. Richards

University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2002

Hard Cover, 587 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Tight binding, clean boards, slight bumping to spine. Bright unmarked pages. Color and b/w plates. DJ missing.
 

Price:  $18.00  




Goethe (1749-1832)
by Brian A. Rowley

Goethe Institut, London, 1982

Soft Cover catalogue, 9 x 8, 71 pp. with added illustrations

Book Condition: Very Good+. Clean, front cover slightly creased, abrasions to spine and bottom of back cover. Tight binding, bright unmarked pages. Catalogue of an exhibition to mark the anniversary of Goethe's death, tight binding.
 

Price:  $20.00  




Goethe
by Irmgard Wagner

Twayne Publishers, New York, 1999

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 9, 173 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Blue boards with gilt spine title. DJ: Fine. Slight shelf wear, intact. Glossy burgundy with engraving of Goethe.
 

Price:  $28.00  




   


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