Rilke and Benvenuta: A Book of Thanks

By: HATTINGBERG, Magda von

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The friendship between Magda von Hattingberg and the noted Prague-born poet Rainer Maria Rilke is detailed through letters and diary entries in this collection. The two did not know one another when von Hattingberg (whom Rilke called Benvenuta) wrote to Rilke to praise his "Tales of the Almighty"; what followed was a voluminous correspondence and deep friendship. Rendered into English from the German by Cyrus Brooks. --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling on maroon blocks; volume in simple blue dust jacket. --- A clean, unmarked, firmly-bound copy but with slightly yellowed leaves and slight soiling to cloth. Price-clipped jacket with foxing and soiling, otherwise intact and in removable archival mylar protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 193 pages

Title: Rilke and Benvenuta: A Book of Thanks

Author Name: HATTINGBERG, Magda von

Categories: >>Poetry, >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir,

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 81975