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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 216

    STIEGLITZ, Christian Ludwig (1756-1836). Von altdeutscher Baukunst. Leipzig: G. Fleischer, 1820.

    Price Realised  

    STIEGLITZ, Christian Ludwig (1756-1836). Von altdeutscher Baukunst. Leipzig: G. Fleischer, 1820.

    2 volumes, 4° text (254 x 203mm) and 2° atlas (423 x 309mm). Engraved portrait to text, engraved title and 34 plates to atlas. (Very light spotting throughout.) Contemporary full russia, marbled endpapers and edges.

    VERY RARE IN THIS COMPLETE STATE. 'In Germany the first study of the nation's medieval architecture' (Nigel Yates, Liturgical Space: Christian Worship and Church Buildings in Western Europe 1500-2000, 2008, p.115). RIBA 3165 has the atlas only. (2)


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