• The Wolfgang A. Herz Library:  auction at Christies

    Sale 2158

    The Wolfgang A. Herz Library: Important Voyages and Travels

    9 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 46

    Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen aller Nationen. Meissen: Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche, ca 1835-40.

    Price Realised  

    Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen aller Nationen. Meissen: Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche, ca 1835-40.

    3 parts in 4 volumes, 4o (252 x 165 mm). 244 lithographic plates each with two subjects (some occasional some light staining, a few plates trimmed closely, a few short tears). Contemporary half calf, spines gilt, each with gilt-lettered black lettering pieces, marbled boards (some light rubbing).

    The work comprises costume plates and views including: 68 plates of Asia; 52 plates of Africa; 36 plates of North and South America; 28 plates of Australia; and 60 plates of Europe. Colas 3027; Lipperheide I, Ad 16. (4)


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