Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 800

 
Album amicorum - Stammbuch Leipzig u. Dresden, 1792-98.

800
Album amicorum
Stammbuch Leipzig u. Dresden, 1792-98.
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 2,760 / $ 3.036

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Album amicorum. - Sächsisches Stammbuch. With 27 watercolors and 1 silk stitching . With 97 entries from the years 1792-1798. Most from Dresden, Meißen and Leipzig. Contemp. calf with label, rich gilt spine, gilt-tooled border and punched gilt edges. Oblong 8vo. 186 unnumb. ll.

Richly and elaborately illustrated Stammbuch from the late 18th century, presumably from the possession of a Leipzig theology student. Most entries by fellow students, with an entry by Johann August Heinrich Tittmann (1773-1831), theologian and philosopher, representative of theol. Supranaturalism. Also with entries by the Meissen family Jüchtzer, the most famous of which is by Christian Gottfried Jüchtzer (1752-1812), modeller at the Meißen porcelain manufactory . - Slightly foxed in places, 4 ll. obviously removed. Binding somewhat rubbed, spine brittle, one outer joint with slight tear at bottom.

800
Album amicorum
Stammbuch Leipzig u. Dresden, 1792-98.
Estimate:
€ 2,000 / $ 2,200
Sold:
€ 2,760 / $ 3.036

(incl. 20% surcharge)