Zadig oder das Geschick, Eine Morgenlandische Geschicte
Zadig oder das Geschick, Eine Morgenlandische Geschicte
Zadig oder das Geschick, Eine Morgenlandische Geschicte

Zadig oder das Geschick, Eine Morgenlandische Geschicte

Berlin: Pan-Presse, Paul Cassirer, 1912.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very good. Number 162 of 250 copies issued. 77 pp, 10 x 13 inches, in original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. Forty original etchings by Behmer tipped in. Boards lightly scuffed, binding has some play, large art nouveau-style bookplate on front free endpaper. "Influenced by Beardsley, [Behmer] had a predilection for odd and fantastic imagery. He illustrated Wilde (1903), Balzac (1904), Goethe (1910), and others" (Oxford Companion to the Book). This is one of the most acclaimed examples of his innovative book designs.

Item #20496

Price: $950.00

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