In contemporary full calf

Brentano, Clemens. Gockel, Hinkel und Gackeleia. Ein Märchen.

Frankfurt, Schmerber, 1838.

8vo. XIV, 346, (2) pp. With lithographed title-page and 14 full-page lithographs after the author's own designs. Contemporary calf with giltstamped spine title, covers and spine elaborately gilt.


First edition of the famous fairy tale, illustrated after Brentano's own designs and dedicated to a "little old grandmother" (meaning Marianne von Willemer).

The fine binding in the Romantic style is very slightly rubbed at the extremeties, corners slightly bumped. From the collection of the Prussian civil servant Heinrich Stinnes (1867-1932), the brother of the industrialist and politician Hugo Stinnes, with his characteristic autograph ownership and acquisition note on the flyleaf.

WG² 26. Goedeke VI, 62, 43. Mallon 112. Borst 1856. Rümann 130 & 2562. Seebaß I, 275.

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