Veiling 350 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects
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ALMANACHS -- NEUER BAUERNKALENDER auf das Jahr 1788, 1792, 1793 & 1796. Graz, A. Leykam, (1787-95). 4 vols. from the series. (16) pp. each. All w. woodcut on ti.-p. and num. small woodcuts in text, the majority cold. by hand. 16°. As issued w. only a strip of reddish paper as spine. (A bit soiled/thumbed, small tax stamp on right upper outer corner of ti.-p., but in fine condition).

Old peasant calendar, colloquially "Mandlkalender" after the small figures of holy figures (Styrian "Mandl" for little men) which is printed since 1757 in Graz. Originally intended for the simple, illiterate rural population, it is richly illustrated and shows, in addition to the day saints, symbols of the expected weather predicted from weather observations in the past and farmer rules, as well as agricultural work such as sowing, mowing, (grape) harvesting, or slaughtering and the length of the day, sunrise and sunset.

€ 300

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