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24 April 2001
HEINE, Heinrich. Der Doktor Faust. Ein Tanzpoem, nebst kuriosen Berichten über Teufel, Hexen und Dichtkunst. Hamburg: Hoffmann & Campe, 1851.
8o. Original pictorial wrappers with an illustration by J.P. Lyser, uncut.
FIRST EDITION. In the preface Heine mentions that he wrote this Tanzpoem at the request of Mr. Lumley, director of the Royal Theater in London, and reveals the sources he used for his interpretation of the Faust saga. Steinbrink, Hoffmann und Campe 1851-11. Wilpert/Gühring 20.
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