Leipzig: Insel-Verlag, (1926). Later German Edition: 1st was in 1899. Decorative cloth. 12mo (7 1/4" x 4 7/8"), original publisher's floral-patterned boards with paper labels on spine and front cover, typography is dark Fraktur with enlarged capitals, 31 pages +  Advert. Laid in is a page-marker advertising Insel-Verlag publications. TEXT in GERMAN. Very Good + / None. Item #4097
René Maria Rilke (1875 – 1926), better known as Rainer Maria Rilke (German), was a Bohemian-Austrian poet and novelist. He is "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German-language poets".
The way of love and death of cornet Christoph Rilke is the title of a short story by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926). It was created under the title of Cornet, according to the author within one night in 1899 at the "Villa Waldfrieden" in Berlin-Schmargendorf.
CONDITION: Uncommon edition published between the two world wars. Clean tight copy with age-toning/tanning to paper (mainly visible on title page_. Lacks free front endpaper.