12 June 2009
AUGSBURG 1716 -- KOLB, Johann Christoph. Das Frohlockende Augspurg, wie solches wegen der Geburt dess Ertz-Hertzogen Leopoldi II seine Freude den 17 May 1716 durch verschiedene Illuminationes dargestellet hat. Augsburg: printed by Andreas Maschenbauer for Johann Christoph Kolb, 1716.
2o (322 x 200 mm). 35 engraved plates (some folding) and 3 engraved illustrations in text. (Some dampstaining.) Contemporary half vellum (some staining and light wear). Provenance: Drei Mohren Bücherei (bookplate).
Augsburg's lavish contribution to the celebration of the birth of LEOPOLD (13 April 1716-4 November 1716), son of Emperor Karl VI and Elisabeth Christina von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, and older brother of Maria Theresa, included fireworks and illumination of patrician houses of the city. Berlin 2879; Graesse, Supplement 405.
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