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RILKE, Rainer Maria.

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  1. Die Sonette an Orpheus.
    RILKE, Rainer Maria. Die Sonette an Orpheus.

    Leipzig : 1923

    First edition, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on what is believed to be the original binder's blank, "Â Madame Cella Delavrancea Lahovary, hommages dévonés Rainer Maria Rilke (Paris, en mars 1923)". Cella Delavrancea was a Romanian pianist and member of Rilke's literary coterie; a sketch of him is included in her collection of writings... Learn More
    £4,500.00

    Stock Code: 132293

  2. Die Sonette an Orpheus.
    RILKE, Rainer Maria. Die Sonette an Orpheus.

    Leipzig : 1923

    First edition, deluxe issue, number 7 of 100 copies specially bound, from a limited edition of 300 numbered copies printed on handmade paper by W. Drugulin. Die Sonette an Orpheus (The Sonnets to Orpheus) is considered, along with the Duino Elegies, as Rilke's masterpiece. They were composed in what the author described as a "savage creative storm"... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 101198

  3. 132323
    RILKE, Rainer Maria. Autograph letter signed to Paul Thun-Hohenstein, one of the last to be written by the poet.

    Hôtel Bellevue Sierre (Valais), Switzerland : 4 November 1926

    An emotionally-charged autograph letter signed from Rilke to his fellow Prague poet, the Austrian essayist and translator Count Paul Thun-Hohenstein (1884-1963), in which he laments his inability to host his friend at Muzot due to a sudden sickness and divulges his desire to travel to the Mediterranean - content made poignant in light of the seriousness... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 132323

  4. Ewald Tragy.
    RILKE, Rainer Maria. Ewald Tragy.

    Munich : 1929

    First edition, number 87 of 95 copies; this the copy of Dr Arno Ed Lampe, with his name printed to the colophon and his bookplate to the front pastedown. Lampe was a Munich based doctor and scientist who published a number of works on the treatment various ailments such as anaemia and Basedow's disease with his wife Lavinia. Rilke wrote Ewald Tragy... Learn More
    £3,500.00

    Stock Code: 134127

  5. The Journal of My Other Self.
    RILKE, Rainer Maria. The Journal of My Other Self.

    New York : 1930

    First edition in English, first printing, of Rilke's only novel, first published in German in 1910, more commonly known by the later English title The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 138993

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