Die Einzeldrucke Goethescher Werke bei Göschen 1787-1790, Hagen 204; Kippenberg I-2377; Wilpert/Gühring 39. " /> GOETHE, Johann Wolfgang von. <I>Faust. Ein Fragment... Ächte Ausgabe.</I> Leipzig: Georg Joachim Göschen, 1790. 8<V>o. Contemporary half calf and sprinkled boards (light chipping to upper joint and head of spine); half-calf folding case. <I>Provenance</I>: Ownership inscription dated 1808 and signed "W" on front free endpaper. FIRST EDITION, separate issue printed with the repetition of the last three lines on pages 144-45, with the signature mark "Goethe's W.7B." on D1, and the misprints "leseni" (p. 89), "Wargrethlein" (p. 98), "Margarethe" instead of "Mephistopheles" (p. 106), "Verzweislung" (p. 128) and others. Arguably the greatest work of European literature since Dante and Shakespeare. Deneke <I>Die Einzeldrucke Goethescher Werke bei Göschen 1787-1790</I>, Hagen 204; Kippenberg I-2377; Wilpert/Gühring 39. | Christie's