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Klopstock, Friedrich Gottlieb:

THE MESSIAH, ATTEMPTED FROM THE GERMAN OF MR. KLOPSTOCK, BY JOSEPH COLLYER. IN FIFTEEN BOOKS.

Shepard Kollock, Elizabethtown [NJ]: 1788 pp xvi, 264, 263-383, [3 blanks] [as issued]. Scattered foxing. Bound in original leather [light scuffing] with raised spine bands and gilt-lettered red leather spine label. Good+ or so. "A prose translation of Klopstock's Der Messias, begun by Mary Collyer and after her death completed by her husband, Joseph Collyer. The Collyer translation was first published in London in 1763. This is the first American edition" [Felcone]. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Felcone Collection 119. Evans 21190. Not in Jenkins.


Book Id: 18034

Price: $450.00

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