MESECK, Felix; GOETHE, J.W. v.

MESECK, Felix; GOETHE, J.W. v. Prometheus. Dramatisches Fragment.


Munich: Piper & Co.; Printed by the Marees Society, 1920



£ 500

33 x 23 cm. [2] 54 pp. 18 etchings (11 full-page) by Felix Meseck on Japan paper. Gothic script, in German. Brooklyn Public Library Bookplate on top pastedown. Copy 61 of 135 printed exemplars. Untrimmed. Original marbled parchment binding with gilt title on vellum spine; corners slightly bumped. A fine and crisp copy.


The text was written by Anna Simons, transferred to copper by Franz Hanfstaengl, and printed with the etchings on the hand press. Felix Meseck created the engravings between 1918 and 1920.