Sale: 397 / Rare Books, Nov. 19./20. 2012 in Hamburg Lot 114

 
Hermann Hesse - Piktor's Verwandlungen (Manuskript mit Aquarellen). 1930.

114
Hermann Hesse
Piktor's Verwandlungen (Manuskript mit Aquarellen). 1930.
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,000
Sold:
€ 16,200 / $ 17.820

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Hesse, Hermann. Piktor's Verwandlungen. Autographed manuscript . [Montagnola, July 23rd, 1930]. With title cartouche in watercolors, cartouche with dedication for baron Dr. Rudolf Parisi in Triest and 12 feather drawings with watercolors in the text. 8 double sheets on laid paper, of which 12 pp. with text. Ca. 23 : 15 cm.

Nice manuscript of the famous fairy tale that Hesse carefully copied and illustrated by hand for friends. ;Made in 1922 for his second wife Ruth Wenger, it was not released in facsimile before 1954. - According to Mileck, Hesse made more than fourty different copies, most by hand. This writing was made for the baron Dr. Rudolf Parisi in Triest (registered in Mileck II, 111, A 3).

114
Hermann Hesse
Piktor's Verwandlungen (Manuskript mit Aquarellen). 1930.
Estimate:
€ 10,000 / $ 11,000
Sold:
€ 16,200 / $ 17.820

(incl. 20% surcharge)