• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 248

    [PENNSYLVANIA]. PASTORIUS, Francis Daniel. Umstandige Geographische Beschreibung Der zu allerletzt erfundenen Provintz Pensylvaniae, In denen End-Grantzen Americae In der West-Welt gelegen... Frankfurt & Leipzig: Andreas Otto, 1700. 8o (160 x 95mm). Gothic and roman types. (12) 140 pp. FIRST EDITION. Howes P115; Sabin 59028; Vail 287. [Bound with:] THOMAS, Gabriel. Continuatio der Beschreibung der Landschafft Pensylvaniae an denen End-Grantzen Americae...Beschrieben von Gabriel Thomas 15. Jahrigen Imwohner dieses Landes... Frankfurt and Leipzig: Andreas Otto, 1702. 8o. (4) 40 (6) pp. Gothic and roman types. The double-page engraved map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey is bound at the front of his sammelband. FIRST GERMAN EDITION, translated from the English edition of 16981. Howes T167; Sabin 95394. [Bound with:] FALKNERN, Daniel. Curieuse Nachricht Von Pensylvania in Norden America... Frankfurt and Liepzig: Andreas Otto, 1702. 8o. Gothic and roman types. (6) 58 pp. Howes F12 ("most influential promotion tract for German emigration"); Pilling 1266; Sabin 23739. FIRST EDITION. Together 3 works in one. Contemporary stiff vellum, edges sprinkled red. Folding clamshell case. A finel sammelband of three popular and influential tracts aimed at the encouragement of German emigration.

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    [PENNSYLVANIA]. PASTORIUS, Francis Daniel. Umstandige Geographische Beschreibung Der zu allerletzt erfundenen Provintz Pensylvaniae, In denen End-Grantzen Americae In der West-Welt gelegen... Frankfurt & Leipzig: Andreas Otto, 1700. 8o (160 x 95mm). Gothic and roman types. (12) 140 pp. FIRST EDITION. Howes P115; Sabin 59028; Vail 287. [Bound with:] THOMAS, Gabriel. Continuatio der Beschreibung der Landschafft Pensylvaniae an denen End-Grantzen Americae...Beschrieben von Gabriel Thomas 15. Jahrigen Imwohner dieses Landes... Frankfurt and Leipzig: Andreas Otto, 1702. 8o. (4) 40 (6) pp. Gothic and roman types. The double-page engraved map of Pennsylvania and New Jersey is bound at the front of his sammelband. FIRST GERMAN EDITION, translated from the English edition of 16981. Howes T167; Sabin 95394. [Bound with:] FALKNERN, Daniel. Curieuse Nachricht Von Pensylvania in Norden America... Frankfurt and Liepzig: Andreas Otto, 1702. 8o. Gothic and roman types. (6) 58 pp. Howes F12 ("most influential promotion tract for German emigration"); Pilling 1266; Sabin 23739. FIRST EDITION. Together 3 works in one. Contemporary stiff vellum, edges sprinkled red. Folding clamshell case. A finel sammelband of three popular and influential tracts aimed at the encouragement of German emigration.


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    PROPERTY FROM THE DIETRICH AMERICAN FOUNDATION