The Fight with the Dragon
SCHILLER, JOHAN FRIEDRICH VON
London: Septimus Prowett, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Thin 4to. Illustrated by Henry Moses with 16 line-engraved plates at the rear. First separate edition in English. In full brown morocco with abstract dragons in combat motive painted on. The front cover primarily in green and blue and the rear cover in red and blue. a.e.g. Gilt border on covers. Title lettered in gilt. Inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Bilingual text with German on verso and English on recto. Some light foxing on the line engravings. The text remains quite bright. Originally published in English in 1824 along with "Fridolin." This remains a lovely copy of this edition in a very unique and pleasing binding.