Works of J.W. von Goethe [tand] The Works of Friedrich Schiller, The
A Fine Set of the Works of Goethe and Schiller
GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. [The Works of J.W. von Goethe]. Edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle. Boston: Francis A. Niccolls & Company, [1901-1902]. Fourteen volumes.
Comprising: Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship Volumes I and II, translated by Thomas Carlyle,
edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle; The Sorrows of Young Werther, translated by R.D. Boylan [and] Elective Affinities,The Good Women, A Tale; Wilhelm Meister's Travels, translated by Thomas Carlyle [and] The Recreations of the German Emigrants; Iphigenia in Tauris, Anna Swanwick and Sir Walter Scott, Torquato Tasso, Goetz von Berlichingen, [and] Fellow Culprits, translated by Edgar A. Bowring; Letters from Switzerland, translated by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison [and] Letters from Italy, translated by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison; Poetical Works Volumes I and II [and] Reynard the Fox; Tragedy of Faust Volumes I and II, translated by Sir Theodore Martin [and] Clavigo, Egmont, translated by Anna Swanwick; The Wayward Lover, translated by Edgar A. Bowring; Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life Volumes I and II, translated by John Oxenford; and The Life of Goethe Volumes I and II by George Henry Lewes.
SCHILLER, Friedrich von. [The Works of Friedrich Schiller]. Edited by Nathan Haskell Doyle. Boston: Francis A. Niccolls & Company, . Ten volumes.
Leipzig Connoisseur Edition. Limited to fifty numbered copies (this copy being No. 10). Together twenty-four octavo volumes (8 5/8 x 5 3/4 inches; 218 x 146 mm.). Photogravure frontispieces and plates, all in two states, including hand-colored frontispieces.
Uniformly bound in three-quarter green crushed levant morocco, ruled in gilt, over marbled boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments with three raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, others uncut. Spines uniformly and attractively faded. Bookplate on front pastedown of each volume. A near fine set.
Comprising: The History of the Revolt of the Netherlands, translated by E.B. Eastwick; The History of the Thirty Years' War in Germany, translated by Rev. A.J.W. Morrison, M.A.; Don Carlos [and] Mary Stuart, translated by R.D. Boylan and Joseph Mellish; The Piccolomini, The Death of Wallenstein, Wallenstein's Camp, translated by Samuel Taylor Coleridge; The Maid of Orleans, translated by Sir Theodore Martin, Anna Swanwick, and A. Lodge, The Bridge of Messina, The Use of the Chorus in Tragedy, Wilhelm Tell, [and] Demetrius; The Robbers, Fiesco, [and] Love and Intrigue; Aesthical and Philosophical Essays Volumes I and II [and] The Ghost-seer; or, Apparitionist [and] The Sport of Destiny; Poetical Works [and] Semele; and Life of Schiller by Heinrich Düntzer, translated by Percy E. Pinkerton.
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