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Henry the Leper: Der Arme Heinrich (A Suabian Miracle-Rhyme)

ROSSETTI, Gabriel (Charles Dante) (ed.)

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The first volume reproduces Rossetti's handwritten work, while the second is typeset in a gothic font and with several illustrations. Rossetti had his name printed with Dante first in honor of Dante Aligheri. Surrounded by writers and artists, Rossetti founded the Pre-Raphaelite movement, and he engaged in both painting and translating Italian works into English. Alas, this lover of Wombats found himself again and again the centre of controversy and it, along with addiction to chloral, eventually damaged his career beyond repair. Introduction by William P. Trent.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Bibliophile Society
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Date Published: 1905
  • Place Published: Boston
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Limited edition of 467 copies. 2 vols. Not paginated. 2 plates of illustrations, plus frontispiece portrait, title vignette, headpieces and drop capitals.. Vellum spine with paper-covered boards. Mild soiling to the covers and corners worn.