The Trumpeter of Sackingen German Epic Poetry 1865 gift edition leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, 19th Century Books, The Trumpeter of Sackingen, Poetry).
Der Trompeter von Sakkingen, by Joseph Victor Scheffel.
3rd edition published 1865, Stuttgart by J.B. Messlerschen.
275 pages. Text in German. Engraved half title.
Period leather binding, raised and gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, gilt ruled covers, marbled end papers, all edges and turn ins gilt.
Front cover is detached.
Book remains attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Contents clean with scattered age staining and spotting.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/8" H x 4 1/2" W.