Lot 338 of 613:
Neues Taschenbuch Von Nürnberg 1819 in two volumes  

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Neues Taschenbuch Von Nürnberg

[Osterhausen, Johann Karl; Wilder, Georg C.]:


Riegel und Wiessner



Two volumes, (12mo) original printed cardstock boards in the original colored plain-paper dust-jackets, housed in the publisher’s original cardboard slipcases with printed paper labels; Volume 1: all edges gilt, additional engraved title page plus 9 copper plates and 3 in-text vignettes, folding map and satin pull at rear. Volume 2: all edges stained green, folding frontis, additional engraved title page, plus 7 copper plates and folding map at rear.

“Containing a topographical and statistical description of the town, together with an historical introduction and a full factual and name register,” including location, climate, size, population, schools, public and private libraries, bookstores, art galleries, etc. The plates, illustrations, and cover images depict many of Nürnberg’s most famous attractions and personalities, including Albrecht Dürer and Peter Vischer. An extremely early title in dust jacket, perhaps the earliest yet recorded.

Lot Amendments

Ex-library; slipcases toned at spines, labels at base of spines, volume 2 satin pull torn; volume 1 jacket faded at edges and toned; library stamps on title page and verso.

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