Lot 53 of 338:
Birthday greeting to Otto von Bismarck in elaborate calligraphy  

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Elaborately calligraphed birthday greeting to Otto Von Bismarck


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4 pp., a single sheet of white vellum folded, with calligraphy in colors and liquid gold on the first and third pages, the others blank. Loosely bound in tooled brown pigskin covering wooden boards, metal corner bosses, moiré silk doublures. 

Sumptuous salute to Prussian statesman on his 80th birthday, five years after he resigned as chancellor of Germany, and three years before his death. 

Lot Amendments

Just a touch of rubbing to folder extremities, faint mostly marginal foxing to leaf; fine or nearly so.

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