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Goethe and Goethe's Sites

Rare german picture book of the early 1930's featuring drawings, paintings and photographs related to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832), which was a famous German writer and statesman.
He is considered the greatest German literary figure of the modern era.

Depicted are Goethe's family, Goethe's birthplace in Frankfurt (Großer Hirschgraben), his handwriting, drawings from and about Goethe, paintings, Weimar pictures, busts, his death mask, death chamber, coffin and royal crypt and more.


  • 72 pages
  • 16 pages intro with index of pictures
  • 88 b/w pictures on art paper

In good exterior and very good interior condition
Foxing to edges, gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 9" x 6"  ~0.5 lbs.

by Emil Schaeffer
introduced by Dr. Rud. P.
Published by Orell Fussli House, Zurich-Leipzig
in 1932


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