The Poems of Goethe translated In the Original Metres 1882 Thomas Y. Crowell & Co

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Journey through the lyrical landscape crafted by one of Germany's most renowned poets, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. This 1882 edition, beautifully translated while preserving the original metres, serves as a bridge between cultures, allowing English readers to experience Goethe's poetic genius.

Key Features:

  • Immerse yourself in Goethe's world, where every poem tells a story or captures an emotion with unparalleled intensity and depth.
  •  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is a cornerstone of German literature and a figure of immense international influence. His works span various themes, from love to nature to the human soul's intricate facets.
  •  This ornate hardcover edition boasts gold edges, embodying the timeless charm that vintage book collectors cherish. Its intricate design is a testament to the era's craftsmanship and love for literature.
  •  The ornate hardcover not only protects the pages inside but adds a layer of elegance, making it a perfect centerpiece for any bookshelf or reading nook.


  • Title: The Poems of Goethe (Translated In the Original Metres)
  • Publication Date: 1882
  • Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.
  • Format: Decorative Binding with Pages with Gold Edges
  • Pages: 439
  • Dimensions: 8x5x1 inches
  • Language: English (Translation)
  • Condition: Wear on the cover, spotting on some pages, rip on the title page. Please refer to photos for a detailed depiction of the item's condition.


For those with an affinity for classical poetry and vintage books, this edition of Goethe's poems is more than just a read – it's an experience. Its age and imperfections tell a story, adding to the charm of owning a piece of literary history.


The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, ask.

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