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206 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Although this is an Ex-Library book there are not the usual stamps or markings. Date due page on back endpaper, title lable inside back cover. Very nice teal cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration. A bit of fading to spine and edges. Very small sticker shadow top edge of front baord. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Schiller lived from 1759 to 1805. Willhelm Tell was first performed on March 17, 1804. In 1959 the bicentennial of the birth of Friedrich Schiller was celebrated in many parts of the world. On this occasion scholars and students of literature surveyed the accomplishments of the great German poet and dramatist, began new research and re-evaluations, and called his works to the attention of the reading public and the theaters - Translator's Preface - Gilbert J. Jordon, Prof. Of German, SMU, August, 1964.