WEIRD TALES: GERMAN. Anonymously Edited Anthology.

WEIRD TALES: GERMAN. London: J. M. Dent & Co., Aldine House, n.d. [after 1888]. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] 3 [4] 5-256, frontispiece (portrait of Goethe), illustrated title page printed in black and red, decorated limp green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in brown, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Later edition. Collects seven stories, "The Severed Hand" by Wilhelm Hauff, "The Elementary Spirit" by E. T. A. Hoffmann, "The Ghost-Seer" by Frederick Schiller, "The Fortunes of Martin Waldeck" by Sir Walter Scott [the outline of the story taken from the German, according to the anonymous editor], "The Klausenburg" by Ludwig Tieck, "The Bracelet" [not credited], and "The Evil Conscience" by Göethe. Published in the U.S. as WEIRD TIT-BITS: GERMAN by White & Allen in 1888. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-4. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1667. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 14972. A very good copy. A nice copy of a lovely edition of this Victorian anthology. (#167260).

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