22 - 23 March 2005
ERNST-AUGUST, King of Hannover -- [Heinrich BUCK]. Katalog der Königlichen Ernst August-Fideicommiss-Bibliothek in Gmunden. Gmunden, 1911-1915.
4 volumes, large 8o (255 x 165 mm). Contemporary half-calf, spines gilt, marbled edges (spines faded).
The vast library was founded by Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, who became King of Hanover in 1837 on the ascession of Queen Victoria who, as a woman could not accede in Hannover, united with Britain since George I. The collection was particularly rich in works on the history of Hanover and Brunswick. (4)
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