LIFE OF FRIEDRICH SCHILLER Comprehending an Examination of his Works
(Schiller) Carlyle, Thomas
Price: 475.00 USD
(London: Taylor and Hessey, 1825.), A VERY EARLY WORK BY ONE THE GREATEST SOCIAL COMMENTATORS OF HIS TIME. Carlyle's thinking was heavily influenced by German idealism, and he established himself as an expert on German literature. He was well suited to craft this fine biography of the famous German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and playwright. First Edition. With frontis portrait of Schiller engraved by Bull after Graff. 8vo,, in the scarce original textured cloth, paper label on the spine printed in black. vi, 352pp. A near fine copy of the author's first book, some offsetting to the title from the frontis portrait, light edge wear, light wear to the spine label, not affecting lettering.