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Khevenhuller, Franz Christoph, graf zu Frankenburg, 1588-1650
Conterfet Kupfferstich (soviel man deren zu handen bringen konnen) deren jenigen regierenden grossen Herren, so von Kaysers Ferdinand dess Andern Geburt, biss zu desselben seelingsten todlichen Abschied succesive regiert, darvon Ertz Hertzog Carl, Vatter Kaysers Ferdinand dess Andern zum ersten gestellet worden
Leipzig: Bey Moritz George Weidmann, 1722. Hardcover. Fair. 1721-1722. 2 vols. now bound in 1. 257 (of 393) plates, 372 [i.e.414], [6], 440, [12]p. Hardcover in old vellum which had been painted or lacquered red. 35cm. Cover rather heavily scuffed removing many small pieces of the red paint/lacquer. Lacks 136 plates. Text has some browning but is generally sound and clean. Vol. I has a square (2-3cm.) piece replaced on edge of title-leaf which also has a couple of indecipherable purple rectanglar stamps on the verso. German text. Most of the missing plates were probably in Vol. I (rulers and royalty) since that volume now has less than 90 while Vol. II (nobility) has over 160. The second volume has a different title (except for the first few words). These two volumes were apparently published (or first published) as an appendix to Khevenhuller's massive Annales Ferdinandei (1721-1726).
Bookseller: McBlain Books
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