Sale: 385 / Rare Books, Nov. 21. 2011 in Hamburg Lot 722

 
Album amicorum - Liber amicorum. 1608.

722
Album amicorum
Liber amicorum. 1608.
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,300
Sold:
€ 2,760 / $ 3.036

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Album amicorum. - Stammbuch from the early 17th century. With 2 ink drawings in colors and 52 mounted copper engravings. With 13 entries. Most from Hamburg and Kassel, one from Paris, 1608-25. Restored contemp calf, boards with blind-tooled ecoration and centerpiece. Oblong small 8vo. 67 ll. (without engravings).

Stammbuch from the early 17th century with a comprehensive collection of engravings. Drawings show, on the one hand, two townsmen dressed in contemp. style, one on horse with red coat and medals, the second on foot carrying a sword, the second drawing shows a lady on a horse; the engravings with depictions of costumes and illustrations of ancient myths, coats of arms, ornament depictions etc. Also with 4 mounted woodcut caricatures from the 19th century. With several vellum protective sheets interleaved. - Several ll. removed. Somewhat stained and partly with waterstains. Binding restored, clasps removed.

722
Album amicorum
Liber amicorum. 1608.
Estimate:
€ 3,000 / $ 3,300
Sold:
€ 2,760 / $ 3.036

(incl. 20% surcharge)