THE FIGHT WITH THE DRAGON. Friedrich Schiller.


A romance. With a translation by J. P. Collier. Illustrated with sixteen engravings in outline by Henry Moses, from the designs of Retsch. [Text in German and English]. Pp. 32(last colophon)+16 engraved plates with blank interleaves; med. 4to; nineteenth century dark green morocco, the boards featuring a hand-painted coloured floral border incorporating leafy sprays and dragons, all within single gilt rule, gilt edges, neatly rebacked, with the original gilt lettered and ruled backstrip laid on, the boards slightly marked and rubbed, corners a trifle bruised; a.e.g.; hinges strengthened, early inscription (partially removed) on upper free endpaper, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling; Septimus Prowett, London, 1825. *An unusual and attractive binding. Item #093580

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