- Dresden: Ls. Ehlermann, 1884-1929, 1940.
- varied bindings: vols. 1-7 half cloth, marbled paper backed boards, vol. 7 half calf, pastepaper backed boards, vol. 12 full cloth, all edges stained
- varied pagination
Price: $100.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 75946
Second edition. Many volumes of this monumental work containing biographical and bibliographical information on innumerable authors in German literature beginning with the Middle Ages. Included are extensive lists of each author's known writings. Lacking volumes 4.1, 8-11, 13-18. Volume 4 is present in the expanded third edition and bound here in 3 separate parts. Although certain parts are lacking, the famous Goethe bibliography with c. 40000 entries in volumes 4.2-4.4 is complete. Volume 7 with light bumping and rubbing to extremities, and scratching to upper and lower boards. Loosely inserted is a commemorative booklabel which indicates that this set came from the reference library of H.P. Kraus purchased by Oak Knoll Books at the auction sale.