Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 666

 
Johann Ludwig Gottfried - Historische Chronica, 3 Bde. 1743.


 
666
Johann Ludwig Gottfried
Historische Chronica, 3 Bde. 1743., 1759.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,170
Sold:
€ 2,400 / $ 2.808

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Gottfried, Joh. L., Historische Chronick oder Beschreibung der Merckwürdigsten Geschichte, so sich von Anfang der Welt auf das Jahr Christi 1619. (bis zu Ende des Jahrs Christi 1750) zugetragen ... 3 vols. With 3 illustrated title coppers, 31 engr. portrait plates and 104 mostly double page copper plates as well as 329 coppers in the text by M. Merian. Frankfurt, Ph. H. Hutter 1743-59. Contemp. half calf (vols. I-II) and blindstamped contemp. pigskin (vol. III). Folio.
Wüthrich III, 80. - Eighth and last edition of the famous chronic, increased by the two most comprehensive continuations by Hutter. The work is mostly treasured because of the views and plans from Merian's Theatrum Europaeum. - Contains, among others, views and plans (some with sieges) of Frankfurt (coronation of Leopold I.), Heidelberg, Höchst, Copenhagen, Landau, Magdeburg, Mainz, Munich, Münster, Nördlingen, Oppenheim, Regensburg, Vienna and Wiesloch. The other coppers with battlescenes, seabattles, festivities, fireworks and others. - Foxed and waterstained in places, ca. 20 coppers with marginal tear-offs and blemishes (7 mended and with loss of image), some folding coppers with squeeze marks, 1 copper lacking half, ca. 20 ll. and 1 plate with trace of bumping, few ll. with small wormed spots in gutter, 3 text ll. with mended corners. Bindings with traces of use.
Eighth and last edition of the famous chronic, increased by the two most comprehensive continuations by Hutter. With views and plans of numerous German cities etc. from Merian's Theatrum Europaeum. With 3 illustrated title coppers, 31 engr. portrait plates and 104 mostly double page copper plates as well as 329 coppers in the text. Contemp. half calf (vols. I-II) and blindstamped contemp. pigskin (vol. III). - Foxed and waterstained in places, ca.20 coppers with marginal tear-offs and blemishes (7 mended and with loss of image), some folding coppers with squeeze marks, 1 copper lacking half, ca. 20 ll. and 1 plate with trace of bumping, few ll. with small wormed spots in gutter, 3 text ll. with mended corners. Bindings with traces of use.

666
Johann Ludwig Gottfried
Historische Chronica, 3 Bde. 1743., 1759.
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,170
Sold:
€ 2,400 / $ 2.808

(incl. 20% surcharge)