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    Sale 5309

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    2 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 354

    HERDER, Johann Gottfried von (1744-1803). Autograph manuscript of a poem in Spanish ('De Ibero sagrado'), 63 lines, and a parallel German translation ('Vom heiligen Ibero'), unfinished, the German lacking the last few lines and a few words and phrases throughout, 2 pages, 8vo. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 27 June 1990, lot 194; the Albin Schram Collection.

    'Vom heilgen Ibero
    die schönen Ufer
    gaben mit der Tagsfrühe
    der Erde Perlen
    Es bordern d. Feld
    1000 Blumen
    v. Rose Jasmen ...'

    Herder is best known for his influence on Goethe and his role in the development of the Romantic movement, but he also published a series of translations towards the end of his life, including a version of El Cid.

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    HERDER, Johann Gottfried von (1744-1803). Autograph manuscript of a poem in Spanish ('De Ibero sagrado'), 63 lines, and a parallel German translation ('Vom heiligen Ibero'), unfinished, the German lacking the last few lines and a few words and phrases throughout, 2 pages, 8vo. Provenance: Stargardt sale, 27 June 1990, lot 194; the Albin Schram Collection.

    'Vom heilgen Ibero
    die schönen Ufer
    gaben mit der Tagsfrühe
    der Erde Perlen
    Es bordern d. Feld
    1000 Blumen
    v. Rose Jasmen ...'

    Herder is best known for his influence on Goethe and his role in the development of the Romantic movement, but he also published a series of translations towards the end of his life, including a version of El Cid.


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