This is a rare 1845 (undated in book itself) mid-19th Century antique copy of'Select Popular Tales' from the German of Musaeus. Printed by: Edward Lumley, London. Bookseller: Burns & Lambert, 17 Portman Street and 63 Paternoster Row, London.
Fly-leaf inscription by the original owner "N Semple" dated 1858, and reference inside to the wood-cut engravings from a German illustrated edition dated 1842. The front and back cover panels are stamped in blind red with dramatic patterns, showing signs of rubbing/storage and the spine is stamped in gold (possibly gilt or leaf finish). Page end papers on all sides - top, side and bottom are gold edged.
Six wood-cut engraving prints inside. I don't think this has ever been read, it's in such fabulous condition. If you want more images, please get in touch. This will be posted full insured and tracked for peace of mind. Please see my other items, thank you.
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