Unpublished letter to his publisher

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, German poet (1749-1832). Autograph letter signed.

Jena, 12 April 1817.

4to. 1 p.

 22,500.00

Unpublished letter to his publisher Johann Friedrich Cotta, accompanying the manuscript for the beginning of the third issue of the first volume of "Ueber Kunst und Alterthum in den Rhein und Mayn Gegenden", which he entitled "Im Rheingau Herbsttage": "[...] erhalten anbey den Anfang des M[anu]sk[rip]ts zum dritten Heft Rhein u[nd] Mayn. Mit Bitte um gefällige Bemerkung u[nd] Förderung. In angenehmer Erinnerung des gestrigen Abends, viel Glück zur Auflösung des Räthsels".

Goethe edited the cultural-political journal which was published in six volumes by Cotta in Stuttgart from 1816 to 1832.

Slight defect to centrefold professionally restored.

Not in the Repertorium der Goethe-Briefe.

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