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SCHILLER, [Friedrich]. The poems and ballads of Schiller...With a brief sketch of Schiller's life.

Edinburgh and London. William Blackwood and Sons, 1844. First edition.
8vo. In two volumes. clv, [1], 139, [1]; viii, 235pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked. Armorial bookplate of Francis Darby to FEP of Vol. II, evidence of same bookplate having been removed from FEP of Vol. I, occasional spotting.
The first edition of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton's (1803-1873) translation (prefaced by a long biographical essay) of Friedrich Schiller's (1759-1805) complete poetical works, the first English translation to appear.
£ 50.00 Antiquates Ref: 23366