Milestones of German Literature – Sorrows of Werther

Milestones of German Literature on offer in the May auctions 2018 of Reiss & Sohn.  The first printing of “The Sorrows of Young Werther” (Leipzig 1774) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is only one example of the very many literary rarities from baroque period till modern times which will be offered within a single owner sale catalogue in the forthcoming auction season of the Königstein (near Frankfurt/Main) based auction house, which Godebert Reiss founded in 1971 in the city of Mayence.