Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 70

 
Ludwig von Zinzendorf - Naturelle Reflexiones. 1743

70
Ludwig von Zinzendorf
Naturelle Reflexiones. 1743
Estimate:
€ 300 / $ 330
Sold:
€ 468 / $ 514

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Zinzendorf, [N.] L. von, Peri eautou (griech.). Das ist: Naturelle Reflexiones über allerhand Materien, nach der Art, wie Er bey sich selbst zu denken gewohnt ist .. 2 parts in 1 vol. No place, printer and date [Ebersdorf 1747-49]. Contemp. calf with marbled endpapers. 4to. 364 pp.; 152 pp.

ADB XLV, 351. - First edition of the rare work. - Important document regarding the origins of the Moravian Church, with indications on the theological and church-political activities of the count Zinzendorf in Germany, Netherlands, England and overseas territories in the years from 1742 to 49. The reports on missionary work in North America are of a special interest. "Includes scattered references to Pennsylvania; discusses questions of emigration for Moravians" (Alden/Landis VI, 747/192). - Binding rubbed, else well-preserved and broad-margined copy.

70
Ludwig von Zinzendorf
Naturelle Reflexiones. 1743
Estimate:
€ 300 / $ 330
Sold:
€ 468 / $ 514

(incl. 20% surcharge)