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GRISEBACH, Eduard (1845-1906) -- Weltlitteratur-Katalog. Mit litterarischen und bibliographischen Anmerkungen. Berlin: B. Behr, 1905.
8o. Title in red and black. Original decorated boards, uncut (rear joint cracked, spine starting to separate, ends of spines chipped).
Provenance: B.H. Breslauer (presentation inscription from Helmuth Domizlaff on front free endpaper).
The second, much enlarged edition, limited to 1,000 copies, of the catalogue of the collection illustrative of 'World Literature.' It contained 2,676 works, including a small supplement, divided into 23 sections according to the literature of the various countries and regions. Grisebach was a personal friend of Martin Breslauer who, after the poet's death, sold the collection to Walter von Brüning, who sold it by auction through him in 1930.
SCHOPENHAUER, Arthur -- Eduard GRISEBACH. Edita und Inedita Schopenhaueriana. Eine Schopenhauer Bibliographie, sowie Handschriften und Briefe Arthur Schopenhauer's. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus, 1888.
4o. Photographic portrait as headpiece. Original boards, olive morocco spine label, top edge colored, others uncut (boards lightly bowed, light chipping to spine ends).
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