JOHN THE BAPTIST: A Play. Hermann Sudermann.


London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. The first edition in English, translated by Beatrice Marshall. Review copy, with the publisher's embossed stamp to the title page. This tragedy, like other works by the German dramatist and novelist Hermann Sudermann (1857-1928), reflect both the scope and the limitations of naturalism. Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping. The front panel and spine of the dust jacket has been neatly trimmed and tipped in on the front flyleaf and rear pastedown, respectively. Period ink bookseller's stamp to the front pastedown. A very good copy. Very good. Item #73515

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