27 - 28 June 2006
[FRANZ JOSEF.] An Ehren und an Siegen Reich. Bilder aus Oesterreichs Geschichte. Joseph Alexander Freiherr von Helfest, editor. -- Deutsche Gedenkhalle. Bilder aus der Vaterländischen Geschichte. Fuerst Philipp zu Eulenberg und Herzefeld, editor. Vienna: Literaische Institut, ca. 1910.
2 volumes, 2o (510 x 450 mm). Numerous plates and color reproductions. Contemporary light brown reverse leather, upper covers decorated with an elaborate pewter bas relief, the design extended across the cover, with pewter seals, crown and scepter, inlaid with green stones (a few missing), chained clasps.
Commemorative volumes of Austria and Germany, with numerous historical and biographical essays. The heaviest books in this collection. (2)
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