LETTERS TO FRAU GUDI NOLKE, During His Life in Switzerland. Rainer Maria Rilke.

LETTERS TO FRAU GUDI NOLKE, During His Life in Switzerland

London: The Hogarth Press, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition, translated from the German by Violet M. MacDonald. "These forty-six letters, written between 1919 and 1924, contribute to our knowledge of many facets of Rilke's life in Switzerland. They also portray one of the poet's most valued friendships, and show Rilke grappling with worldly problems in his capacity as a helping friend. The last letter in the collection is one written to Gudi Nolke by Frau Wunderly-Volkart, describing the last days of Rilke's life." Edited with an Epilogue and Notes by Paul Obermuller. Octavo. Original rust cloth binding, with gilt titles. Ink bookseller's stamp to the front pastedown. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with some browning along the spine and folds; otherwise very good. Very good / Very good. Item #73514

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