Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke 1892-1910. Rainer Maria Rilke.

Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke 1892-1910

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Translated by Jane Bannard Greene and M.D. Herter Norton. Good, lacking the jacket. Green cloth, generally soiled and rubbed, with a red ink panel and lettering on the spine. Square, slightly shaken but sturdily bound, clean internally. According to the Introduction, "The letters show that the springs of Rilke's wisdom lay not in the cool detachment but in deep anguish of spirit. They reveal the tangled root as well as the tranquil flower, and they are evidence that his words are spoken in the deepest humility." Good. Item #4454

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