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Title: Der Messias
Description: Halle, Carl Herrmann Hemmerle. 1751, First Edition. Half-Leather, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ill.: Fritsch. Book, 4 Vols. in 2.Full PP. Engr. Frontispice by Fritsch, with a fine Rococo border (Christ Crucfied) 4 [repaeted] title vignettes by Philippin. The four parts are: I-184 pp. dated; 1751. II-160 pp. dated;1756. III-254 p. dated; 1769 and part 4,208 [6] pp. dated; 1773. Fine contemporary leather, with title pieces and vol.number in constrasting Morocco letterpieces. edges painted red. A sublime cop yof the 1st. edition of this epoch making work. Appears to be the first collective edition of all 20 Gesangen [cantos]. See at length; Goedeke Deutsche Dichtung. [ apart for the engr. front no plates, nor any sign of removal of such]. Very Good.

Keywords: Fritsch,Klopstock. Messias.

Price: EUR 520.00 = appr. US$ 565.16 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 2419

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