LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES ILLUSTRATED with exquisite lithographs by an eminent German painter and printmaker Hans Steiner (1872-1955), and printed on handmade paper. COPY No.206. This book is a German translation of the Epic of Gilgamesh, an epic poem written in Akkadian during the late 2nd millennium BC. 165x140mm. Beige leather illustrated Hardcover with marbled endpapers. Cover and spine yellowing, dirty and rubbed. Cover corners and edges rubbed. Spine edges and hinges rubbed. Pages yellowing and wavy (as published). [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and beautifully illustrated German translation of Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the oldest known and most influential literary creations, is in good condition.