3 June 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
STIEGLITZ, Christian Ludwig (1756-1836). Zeichnungen aus der schönen Baukunst. Leipzig: Georg Voss, 1805.
2° (442 x 290mm). 114 engraved plates on 104 sheets. (Occasional light spotting.) Contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards, red edges (extremities rubbed, corners bumped).
SECOND EDITION. The illustrations, documenting both executed designs and speculative projects, were selected by a Scottish architect working in Dresden, James Ogilvy, seventh Earl of Findlater and Seafield (1750-1811). Included are some of Findlater's own projects, including a stable block and an office court commissioned by Otto Karl Friedrich, Graf von Schönburg, at Penig in Saxony. Berlin Kat. 2051.
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