Az ifju Verter’ gyötrelmei Götheböl. / Az ifjú Verter’ gyötrelmei Göthéből. Fordította K. S. S. K. Fejjérden. [Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.]. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
Az ifju Verter’ gyötrelmei Götheböl. / Az ifjú Verter’ gyötrelmei Göthéből. Fordította K. S. S. K. Fejjérden. [Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.]
The First Hungarian Edition of Goethe’s Werther

Az ifju Verter’ gyötrelmei Götheböl. / Az ifjú Verter’ gyötrelmei Göthéből. Fordította K. S. S. K. Fejjérden. [Die Leiden des jungen Werthers.]

Pesten [Pest]: Petrózai Trattner János Tamás betűivel ’s költségével, 1823. In late 19th century half leather binding, with red title vignette on spine. The panels are covered with marbled paper. Edges tinted. First Hungarian edition. 53, (1) p. Possessor’s inscription in pencil on rear pastedown. Very light foxing throughout, light water stain on the first leaves. Underlinings in pencil on some pages in the second book. A very small wormhole at the inner margin of the first quire. Overall in fine condition.

First Hungarian edition of Goethe’s 1774 “Die Leiden des jungen Werthers” (The Sorrows of Young Werther).

Translated by Kissolymosi Simó Károly in 1817 in Fejér, Transylvania (today: Feiurdeni, Romania) and only published some 6 years later. His translation was made after the 1778 Carlsruhe edition of “Die Leiden des jungen Werthers”. (J. W. Göthens Schriften. Erster Band. Carlsruhe: Bey Christian Gottlieb Schmieder, 1778. In the series: Sammlung der besten deutschen prosaischen Schriftsteller und Dichter.).

Scarce. Not in WorldCat.

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Price: €1,500.00

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