27 - 28 June 2006
[GERMAN BAROQUE BINDING.] NAKATENUS, R.P. Wilhelm. Kurtzer Begriff des Himmlischen Palm-Gaertleins. Cologne and Frankfurt, 1732.
12o (135 x 78 mm). Engraved plates. Contemporary German brown goatskin, covers gilt-tooled, a crown tool above central oval mounted gilt metal frames with coats-of-arms painted beneath glass, brass cornerpieces and bosses, turned brass skids, t-shaped brass clasps, catch plates in the shape of a fleur-de-lis, smooth spine, edges gilt, mottled paper pastedowns (gilt faded, some drying especially to rear cover, dark stain on rear cover). Provenance: purchased from Emil Offenbacher, 7 May 1959.
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