Lot 3091. Gessner, Conrad

Sold:CHF 19 000
Auction date:15.12.2017   10:00
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Lot 3091Gessner, Conrad
Gessner, Conrad thier book is a short bschreybung of all four-footed animals, on the earth and in the waters wonend, sampt were conterfactur ... Only by the high-emptied, Messrs D. Cunrat Gessner in Latin beschriben yetzunder by D. Cunrat Forer in the Teütsch. Zurich, Christoph Froschauer, 1563. Fol. (4), CLXXII Bll. Mod. blingepr. Kalbsldr. with gilt-stamped spine labels. RTit. (20. Century). Beige connected: approx. 60 blank LVS. for notes.
nits 1552, VD 16 G 1728, Vischer C 632; digital at HAB Wolfenbüttel and the BSB Munich. - Very nice, complete copy of the first edition of Gessner's animal book in a modern, well-maintained leather band, with the complete sequence of 149 Text woodcuts in a strong atmosphere of the time. In spite of some shortcomings - the first about 80 pages of water sand at the bottom, various the edge of the tls tearing,. expertly, tls. easier, a well-preserved copy, with coloured illustrations, is offered in this quality very rarely are repaired.

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