GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (Harry Clarke). Faust. From the German, by John Auster. (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION - 1925)


AUTHOR: GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von (Harry Clarke) 

TITLE: Faust. From the German, by John Auster.

PUBLISHER: New York: Dingwall-Rock, 1925.

DESCRIPTION: SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 1 vol., 4to., 10-3/4" x 8-1/2, illustrated, color frontispiece, 7 color plates, 13 black and white plates, and numerous illustrations in text, all by Harry Clarke, limited to 1000 numbered and signed copies of which this is #745.  Bound in full black morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, top edge gilt, others uncut as issued, marbled pastedowns and endpapers.

CONDITION: Hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, VERY GOOD+.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: In a letter to Thomas Bodkin Clarke he reported that his publisher regarded the illustrations in this work to be "full of stench and steaming horrors" (Bowe, p. 79).