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Schottky, Julius Max
Prag, wie es war und wie es ist, nach Aktenstücken und den besten Quellenschriften geschildert. Erster Band. Mit vier Kupfertafeln und einem Plane der Stadt; Zweiter Band. Mit vier Kupfertafeln und einem Plane von Prag's Umgebungen [2 vols.]
Prag: J. G. Calve'sche Buchhandlung 1831; 1832. The book thoroughly describes Prague of the early 1830s. It deals not only with all towns and their places of interest but also with cultural institutions (libraries, galleries etc.) and hospitals. It includes seven engravings by Josef Schembera (1794-1866) and one fold-out plan of Prague (one engraving and the plan of Prague's surroundings are missing). The engravings depict the St. Vitus Cathedral (twice, from different angles), the Tyn Church's portal, a view of the Old Town and New Town, the Old Town Square, the Charles Bridge and a view of the Lesser Town and Castle. New half-leather binding with leather corners, raised bands and gilt title. Hardback, XII+[2]+427+[8]+[2]; VIII+546+[4]+[6] pp., 12° (12,5 x 19,5 cm); cover almost without visible signs of wear; bookplates on both front endpapers; pages slightly uneven; most pages only slightly tanned, plates slightly foxed; plan of Prague almost clean, only with tiny tear (fixed with a small piece of adhesive tape); traces of stamps and call numbers on half-title and title pages (someone tried to remove them; paper rubbed, one title page fixed); two supplements missing (one plate with engraving; map of Prague's surroundings), condition: good Book Language/s: de [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Antikvariat Valentinska [Praha, Czech Republic]
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