Die Verlorene Handschrift, Gustav Freytag, 1920, 2 Volume Set
Die Verlorene Handschrift. Roman in Funf Buchern von Gustav Freytag. 2 volume set complete. (The Lost Manuscript. Novel in five books by Gustav Freytag - a novel involving a young German university professor searching for a lost manuscript by Tacitus, his endeavours taking place at the expense of events in his private life. The novel was first published in 1864).
Published by Verlag von S. Hirzel, Leipzig, 1920.
A very good set of 2 hardback volumes with leather spines and corners. Boards are covered with what appears to be a handmade textured Japanese paper, with related design to endpapers. Mild wear and bumping with a 1cm tear to the leather spine at the tail on Volume 2. Attractive gilt design to spine.
Text is soundly bound and bright and clear throughout, with very occasional page crease.
Vol I: 376pp;
Vol II: 500pp.
Dimensions: Each volume approximately 209mm high x 137mm wide x 25-30mm deep.
Unpacked weight approximately 1105g.