A perfect copy

[Hammer-Purgstall, Joseph von]. Rosenöl. Erstes (-Zweytes) Fläschchen, oder Sagen und Kunden des Morgenlandes aus arabischen, persischen und türkischen Quellen gesammelt.

Stuttgart & Tübingen, J. G. Cotta, 1813.

8vo. XVI, 335, (1) pp. XVI, 324 pp. Modern gilt calf, bound to style, with gilt spine label. Marbled endpapers. All edges red.

 1,500.00

First edition of this early, anonymously edited and translated collection of oriental tales. A fine, nearly spotless copy.

Provenance: sold by Graupe (Berlin, 1926) in his sale of the "Orient-Bibliothek Hermann Frankl, Wien" (catalogue 63) as no. 1034 (in contemporary boards; since rebound in beautiful full calf with gilt cover rules, preserving Frankl's bookplate).

Goedeke VII, 760, 32. FRA 70 (1940), p. 572 ("1814").

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