Salomon Gessners Dichtungen

Leipzig: H. Haessel Verlag, 1922.

Price: $275.00

Hardcover. First edition. 16mo. Introduction by Hermann Hesse. Papercovered boards. A little abrading at the edge of the spine else near fine. Text in German. Hesse introduces a writer from the late 18th Century.

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Salomon Gessners Dichtungen. Salomon GESSNERS, introduction Hermann Hesse.

Hermann Hesse
birth name: Hermann Hesse
born: 7/2/1877
died: 8/9/1962
nationality: Switzerland

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German novelist, poet, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, who principally deals with the individual's break with society to find spiritual fulfillment. With his appeal for self-realization and his celebration of Eastern mysticism, Hesse poshumously became a cult figure. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore