Reise-Beschreibung in Persien und Indien
Limited edition of 1400 copies with the text of Reise-Beschreibung in Persien und Indien illustrated with an Arabic alphabet.
The text also includes Goethe’s essay about Pietro della Valle from the West-Östlichen Divan.
Hamburg: Maximilian-Gesellschaft, 1981.
Large 8vo., 173, [ii] pp.
Published as the ‘Jahresgabe’ for the Gesellschaft, and printed in an edition of 1400 copies.
28 colour plates (printed on both sides of the sheet) showing the Arabic alphabet, by Joshua Reichtert. Signed in pencil by Reichtert on the page explaining the alphabet. Reichtert also designed the cover for this book.
In fine condition.