Beschreibung des Kaiserl. Gnaden- und Frey-Schiessen welches von ... Carolo Sexto, der Wiennerischen Burgerschafft durch vierzehen Tag gegeben worden. In dem Jahr 1739. Vienna: Johann Peter von Ghelen, 1739. Folio (316 x 203 mm), 9 engraved plates by E. Schaffhauser after Kollmann, 3 double-page and one folding on 2 conjoined sheets mounted on stub. (Folding plate with browned panel.) Contemporary calf (rebacked). Provenance: Paul and Marianne Gourary.

A CELEBRATORY TARGET SHOOTING TOURNAMENT held for the citizens of Vienna in 1739. The volume is illustrated with targets, and large views of the shooting range with Vienna in the background by Elias Schaffhauser after Kollmann. The tournament was twice visited by Karl VI and his son-in-law Franz Stephan von Lothringen. Lipperheide Te 13.

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