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HAGEN, Friedrich Heinrich von der (1780-1856) -- F.H. v.d. Hagen's Bücherschatz. Ein kostbare Sammlung von Werken der deutschen, skandinavischen, französischen, italienischen und spanischen Literatur. Berlin: Trotwitzsch & Son for R. Friedländer & Son, 18 May 1857.
8o (207 x 120 mm). Contemporary grey cloth, brown morocco lettering piece, original yellow printed wrappers bound in, index bound at end.
Sale catalogue of the celebrated library of the eminent German philologist and librarian, who in 1806 abandoned a promising legal career and dedicated himself to the study of early German literature, a field to which he greatly popularized and to which he made significant contributions. Folter 294.
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