Walther von der Vogelweide. Carl von Kraus.
Walther von der Vogelweide.
Walther von der Vogelweide.
(Bremer Presse)

Walther von der Vogelweide.

Munich: Bremer Presse, 1931. Quarto. 158pp. One of 250 copies. A collection of songs by von der Vogelweide, a medieval poet and minstrel, whose songs are widely regarded as the pinnacle of the era's German love lyric. He is also responsible for using poetry to political ends, and was the first to do so in the German language. Bound in buckram with blue paper over boards. Cracking along exterior of spine, faint bumps to corners, some loosening of interior sewing, else near fine. Housed in matching slipcase, which is generally sunned and beginning to split at joints. Inscription from former owner on front free endpaper. Item #28561

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