'Goethes Werke' in twelve volumes (German text), c.1930s.
A master of poetry, drama, and the novel, German writer and scientist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe spent 50 years on his two-part dramatic poem Faust , published in 1808 and 1832, also conducted scientific research in various fields, notably botany, and held several governmental positions.
George Eliot called him "Germany's greatest man of letters... and the last true polymath to walk the earth." Works span the fields of literature, theology, and humanism.
This set comprises of twelve volumes, all three quarter bound in a brown leather with gilt stamped decoration and red leather title panels to the spines. Top page edge gilt.
There is some light shelf wear to the extremities but overall the set remains in a very good condition throughout.
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