Das Caroussel: the Royal oriental-occidental tournament of 1846 with the most beautiful and ... Das Caroussel: the Royal oriental-occidental tournament of 1846 with the most beautiful and ... Das Caroussel: the Royal oriental-occidental tournament of 1846 with the most beautiful and ... Das Caroussel: the Royal oriental-occidental tournament of 1846 with the most beautiful and ...

Das Caroussel: the Royal oriental-occidental tournament of 1846 with the most beautiful and magnificent pure desertbred Arabians from the Royal Stud at Weil, owned by His Majesty King Wilhelm I., of Württemberg, in Germany [SIGNED]

Sachadae, Rainer Michael (Ed.); Baron Franz von Dingelstedt; Johann Zwecker; Carl Kurtz (Illustrations by); Rainer Michael Sachadae; Betty Finke (Text by)

Published by RMS-Landskrone-Verlag AG, Zug, Switzerland, 1985
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Folio. [56]pp (Text); [28] loose leaves (Plates), as issued. Original string-bound illustrated wrappers (book). Prefatory word hand-signed by Carl, Duke of Württemberg. Book and plates in a striking hand-made burgundy cloth and leather slipcase, with gold lettering and illustration to front cover. Illustrated with 28 splendid colored engravings after illustrations by Baron Franz von Dingelstedt, Johann Zwecker, Carl Kurtz, this magnificent volume is not only a work of art which celebrates the beauty and nobility of the Arabian horse, but it is a work which also shows the close connections that existed between Württemberg and the Orient. This facsimile edition of a work originally published in 1846, contains the following:- A 18 1/2 x 11 3/4" photo-illustrated book, with a Preface hand-signed by Carl, Duke of Württemberg; a poem by Baron Franz von Dingelstedt, and texts by Rainer Michael Sachadae and Betty Finke.- 28 tissue-guarded colored plates after striking illustrations by Baron Franz von Dingelstedt, Johann Zwecker, and Carl Kurtz. Each plate is captioned at lower margin and at verso, and measures appr. 18 1/2 x 23 1/2" (image size at center varies). The stunning illustrations depict various scenes during the Caroussel and following festivities held at the Württemberg Crown Prince court on October 27th, 1846.Text in German, English and Arabic. Slipcase, wrappers, interior, and plates in near fine to fine condition. Bookseller Inventory # 39778

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Title: Das Caroussel: the Royal oriental-occidental...

Publisher: RMS-Landskrone-Verlag AG, Zug, Switzerland

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: Facsimile edition.

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