12 June 2009
VIENNA 1700 -- HÖRMANN, Joseph Julius von. Triumphus novem saeculorum Imperii Romano-Germanici Leopoldo Magno... Anno saeculari & Jubilaeo 1700. Vienna: widow of Matthäus Cosmerovius, 1700.
2o (402 x 292 mm). Engraved frontispiece and 9 engraved plates by J.U. KRAUS, C. ENGELBRECHT and J.A. PFEFFEL, after PETRUS SCHUBART VON EHRENBERG (minor marginal worming at end). Contemporary calf (rebacked, light wear to corners).
Commemorating the 900th anniversary of the Holy Roman Empire, with the depiction of 9 triumphal arches. A more common second edition was publish in 1725. Backer-Sommervogel, I:1569; Berlin 3624 (second edition).
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