Lot 88 of 230:
Allegories and Emblems 164 plates 1884  

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Allegorien und Embleme: Abtheilung Embleme und Zunftwappen

Gerlach, Martin and Albert Ilg


[Gerlach & Schenk]



x, 4 pp. With 164 plates. Text in German. (Folio) 39x29 cm (15x12"), red and gray decorative morocco printed in black, red and gilt, spine labels lettered in gilt; patterned endpapers, marbled edges. First Edition. 

Scarce volume of plates featuring emblems and guild coats of arms; many plates with multiple images.

Lot Amendments

Some soiling and rubbing to leather, corner tips worn, scattered foxing throughout only occasionally affecting images; very good.

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