Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1910.
1 of 50 copies in Maroquin (total edition 800). Reprint of the 1806-8 edition published by Mohr and Zimmer in Heidelberg. Three volumes. Each with beautifully engraved title pages. Bound by Carl Sonntag in Leipzig in full red Maroquin with pattern paper endpapers, all edges yellow, the spine with gilt ornaments and black leather title labels. Contents crisp and bright, all volumes rebacked retaining most of the original spines. Item #13891
The Knaben Wunderhorn, a collection of German folk poetry, was sponsored by Goethe and became a source of inspiration for generations of poets and composers. (Swafford. Johannes Brahms, p. 38).