Material relating to ‘The poems and ballads of Schiller’, translated by Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer, 1st Baron Lytton. Edit


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  • 1844, 1851. (Creation)


  • 142 Leaves (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    Normal access conditions apply.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.

  • Arrangement

    142 folios.

  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows:

    (i) Manuscript, 1851, of the preface to 'The poems and ballads of Schiller', second edition (folio 1);

    (ii) Dismembered copy of pages 1-232 of volume ii of the first edition, heavily corrected for the second (folio 16);

    (iii) Manuscripts of 'The cranes of lbycus' and a portion of 'The victory feast', corresponding to pages 127-139 of volume i of the first edition (folio 132);

    (iv) Manuscripts of 'Farewell to the reader' and of part of the introductory note to 'The artists', as printed in the second edition (folio 138).

  • Bibliography

    Lytton Bulwer, Edward George Earle (translator). - Schiller, Friedrich. ‘The poems and ballads of Schiller’ (London, 1844). - Schiller, Friedrich. ‘The poems and ballads of Schiller’, second edition (1852).