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    Splendid Ceremonies the Paul and Marianne Gourary Collection of Illustrated Fête Books

    12 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 197

    KLAGENFURT 1660 -- OTTENFELS, Hanns Sigmundt von. Beschreibung oder Relation über den Einzug und Erbhuldigungs Actum in dem Ertzhersogthumb Kärndten. Klagenfurt: Georg Kramer, 1660.

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    KLAGENFURT 1660 -- OTTENFELS, Hanns Sigmundt von. Beschreibung oder Relation über den Einzug und Erbhuldigungs Actum in dem Ertzhersogthumb Kärndten. Klagenfurt: Georg Kramer, 1660.

    Small 2o (280 x 179 mm). 6 large engraved folding plates (some light worming affecting letters and some plates). Contemporary vellum, richly gilt with wide roll-border, fleurons in corners and large central oval imperial arms.

    FIRST EDITION, and one of the earliest books printed in Klagenfurt (the press of Georg Kramer printed the first book in Klagefurt in 1657), virtually unrecorded. Celebrating the festive entry of Emperor Leopold I (1640-1705), who had acceeded the throne in 1658, into Klagenfurt (Carinthia). The emperor accompanied by the archduke Leopold Wilhelm visited the duchy in the summer of 1660 to receive this homage. Durstmüller 500 Jahre Druck in Österreich I, 161; Nebehay/Wagner Bibliographie altösterreichischer Ansichtenwerke aus fünf Jahrhunderten 466.


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