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Strindberg, August (1849-1912) Antibarbarus: det ar en vidlyftig undersokning om grundamnenas natur.

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3103T
Lot:
1273
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

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Strindberg, August (1849-1912) Antibarbarus: det ar en vidlyftig undersokning om grundamnenas natur. Stockholm: Bröderna Lagerström, 1906. Folio, limited edition, number 260, printed in red and black, text illustrated with woodcuts and Celtic knot vignettes, and woodblock initials; bound in original publisher's binding, leather spine and textured tooled boards, spine dry and damaged, 12 x 9 in.
First Swedish edition of four papers by Strindberg first published in German translation in 1894 containing the author's speculations about the nature of sulfur, the transmutation of carbon, the structure of air and water and the transmutation of metals. Rare output of the Swedish fine press publishers Bröderna Lagerström.
Estimate $150-250


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Stockholm, August Strindberg, Bookbinding, Publishing, Transmutation, Visual arts

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