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    Sale 7725

    Valuable Printed Books and Manuscripts, Including Fine Plate books from an Historic Continental Library

    3 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 271

    HEFNER-ALTENECK, Jacob Heinrich von (1811-1903). Trachten des christlichen Mittelalters. Nach gleichzeitigen Kunstdenkmalen. Frankfurt a.M. and Darmstadt: Heinrich Keller and Wilhelm Beyerle, [vols. III-IV: Mannheim: Heinrich Hoff], 1840-1854.

    Price Realised  

    HEFNER-ALTENECK, Jacob Heinrich von (1811-1903). Trachten des christlichen Mittelalters. Nach gleichzeitigen Kunstdenkmalen. Frankfurt a.M. and Darmstadt: Heinrich Keller and Wilhelm Beyerle, [vols. III-IV: Mannheim: Heinrich Hoff], 1840-1854.

    3 parts in 6 volumes, 3 text and 3 plates volumes, (344 x 247mm). Engraved title in red and black in each plate vol., 420 hand-coloured engraved plates, some gilded, unbound as issed. (Some even browning affecting text, light spotting, many plates lightly and evenly browned, some spotted.) Text vols. in modern leather-backed boards, paper title cut down and laid down on front covers, plates in modern morocco-backed cloth folders and cloth slipcases, plate vols with original front and back wrappers.

    Lipperheide Ca5; cf. Colas 1401. (6)


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