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The Story of the Love and Death of Cornet Christopher Rilke



Author:

RILKE,RAINER MARIA; MORSE,B.J. [TRANSL.]

Title:

The Story of the Love and Death of Cornet Christopher Rilke

Publisher:

privately printed osnabruck 1927

Description:

first edition numbered/limited and signed by translator [#2 of 3] 24pp VERY GOOD (patterned paper boards w.blue cloth spine and corners,mod.rubbed and stained,splits to upper hinge,mod.wear and chipping to extrems.,bookplate of Castello di Duino to front pastedown,small number label to ffep,prelims.and untrimmed content edges sl.foxed,translator's sign.and date to numbered colophon at rear) three typed copies of this edition were made - this copy belonged to His Highness, The Prince of Thurn and Taxis - bookplate of Castello di Duino, near Trieste, a residence of the Princes von Thurn and Taxis, the inspiration for Rilke's Duino elegies, conceived while he was visiting Princess Maria von Thurn and Taxis, one of his major patrons - scans available on request

Keywords:

literature rainer maria rilke morse

Catalogue:

literature

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