Auction 355 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

BINDING containing 20 emblem like anonymous engravings (c. 129 x 75 mm), w. captions in German in the plates and numbered from 1-20, all within alternating engraved decorative borders (overall size c. 215 x 134 mm)., no publ., n.d. (German, 18th c.). 20 lvs. 4°. Cont. brds.

All texts in German (the six line poems underneath the illustrations all being separately engraved). Titles of prints in the order they appear in the book: "Das Urtheil des Paris" - "Das gelehrte Frauenzim(m)er" - "Der Slaverey der Männer" - "Der Brunnen der Weisheit" - "Das Glückseelige Schlaraffe(n)land" - "Das Narren-Spital" - "Ulysses und Circe" - "Der verachtete Liebhaber" - "Das bösse Weib" - "Der Menschen Feind" - "Die betrogfene Einfalt" - "Die übel verheijratheten" - "Die masquirte Liebe" - "Das Untreue Frauenzim(m)er" - "Das ungleiche Ehe Paar" - "Die versoffenen Jungfern" - "Die übelgelungene Fürwitz" - "Die Schmeicheley der Diener" - "Das verbuhlte Frauenzim(m)er" - "Das durch Heyrath erlangte Glück". - We have not been able to find this series in any collection. On the first free endpaper a previous owner has written the monogram "H.C.G.V.S" and something that seems to be some sort of calculation. In very good condition.

€ 600

result € 1300

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