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Gallerie Der Alten Grriechen Und Romer

Georg Wilhem Zapf

Published by Burglen, Ausburg, 1801
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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A truly fine copy in the original period full giilt calf binding, with marbled end sheets and gilt blind tooled spines, one spot, else tight and fine, joints fine. crisp clean copy with 82 copper engravings of famed Greek and Roman Personages from Homer on down . this is the only copy in North America, all others are for sale in Europe, full page copper engravings with amazing like ness to their original persons. Augsburg, Christoph Friedrich Bürglen, 1801., 1801. Historiker Georg Wilhelm Zapf (1747-1810) war 1765-70 Schreiber in Aalen, wurde 1770 freiherrlich von Woellwarthscher Amtmann in Neubronn und stand 1771-73 als Sekretär im Dienst des Grafen Emanuel Ludwig von Leonrod. 1773-86 war Zapf Notar in Augsburg und ließ sich dann auf seinem Gut Biburg bei Augsburg nieder. 1784 wurde er von Fürst Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst zum Hofrat, 1786 von Kurfürst Friedrich Karl Joseph von Mainz zum kurmainzischen Geheimrat und von Fürst Johann zu Schwarzenberg zum kaiserlichen Hofpfalzgrafen ernannt. - Einband etw. berieben u. bestoßen. Innen sauberes Exemplar. - Thieme/B. XXVIII, 317 (Riedel). . 82 Kupfertafeln mit Portraits (gest. v. Gottlieb Friedrich Riedel). XIII S., 1 Bl., 250 S., Marmor. Ppbd. d. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory # 1000801

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Title: Gallerie Der Alten Grriechen Und Romer

Publisher: Burglen, Ausburg

Publication Date: 1801

Binding: Full Calf

Illustrator: Zapf Und Riedel.

Book Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition.

Book Type: Private Press

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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