Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 180

 
Johann Rudolph Stumpf - Gemeiner loblicher Eydgenosschaft Stetten (1586)


 
180
Johann Rudolph Stumpf
Gemeiner loblicher Eydgenosschaft Stetten (1586)
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,340
Sold:
€ 2,520 / $ 2.948

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Stumpff, J., Gemeiner löblicher Eydgenoschaft Stetten, Landen und Völckern Chronic würdiger thaaten beschreibung .. zum anderen mal in truck gäben .. durch Joh. Rud. Stumpff. With woodcut printer's device, 5 double-page woodcut maps and numerous woodcuts . Zurich, Froschauer 1586. Restored contemp. pigskin with 7 (of 8) large brass corner fittings and 1 (of 2) brass centerpieces. Folio. 30 ll. (last 8 blank), 732 numb. ll.

BM STC, German Books S. 839. - VD 16, S. 98685. - Graesse VI, 516. - Lonchamp 2819. - Wäber I, 19. - Rudolphi 823. - Cf. extensively Leemann-van Elck pp. 52ff. (with several illus.). - Third (second folio) edition of the important Swiss chronicle, continued by the author's son until 1586. - The 5 maps show Europe, Switzerland, Germany and France. The woodcuts in the text with further maps (among them a heart-shaped world map) and views, crests, professions, historical scenes et al. - Stained and somewhat browned, folded margins of maps with blemishes and loss of image to three depictions. Binding scraped, clasps missing. The first 5 ll. with slight marginal blemishes, last 10 with small defective spot in white margin.

180
Johann Rudolph Stumpf
Gemeiner loblicher Eydgenosschaft Stetten (1586)
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,340
Sold:
€ 2,520 / $ 2.948

(incl. 20% surcharge)