Lot 438. Escher, Hans Erhard: "description of the Zurich lake:

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Auction date:24.10.2019   09:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 438Escher, Hans Erhard: "description of the Zurich lake:
As well as edification, Zunemmen, and being loblicher Instead of Zurich: the pleasure and usability of the lake: of the many animals in and around the same are: What to wear joyful and sad it: Of all the sites, castles, Fläken, Dörferen and stations, and to this lake: From scholars, art and Wolgerißten men, so to this lake gewohnet. Also from this local residents Völkeren army trains, battles, Bündnussen, and other Memorable events. With a come of Land - and sea-Täfelein." Zurich, 1692, bey Joh. Rudolf Simler. Title copper sheet, title sheet, (18), folding map, 416, (22) pages. Complete with card. Half-leather binding with age appropriate use and signs of age, 16 x 10 cm. ■ "The first monograph on the lake of Zurich ... (in) a small edition, published work contains in the first part of the description and history of the city of Zurich. The second part contains the natural history of the lake with the first mention of the fish stock, in the third part of Escher describes over 100 villages and hamlets .... The folded Frontispiece of Johannes Meyer (1655-1712) shows the city from the lake. The map of lake Zurich on leads 118 place names. - Haller I, 1418; Paisey E 562; Wäber 372; Barth 18272. Not at Bircher/citizens.

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