Welt-Belobten Kunst-Mahlers, Grosses Mahler-Buch, Erster Theil: Continuation I & II.
Place Published: Nurmberg
Date Published: 1728
Description: Aus dem Hollandischen in das Hoch-Teutsche Ubersetz. Translated from the Dutch by [Samuel Theodor Gerike]. Illustrated with 29 handsome copperplate engravings, 5 folding; 2 are signed by M. Rossler. Two parts with separate titles, bound together. 80; 199, pp. Short thick 8vo, old blue boards, neatly rebacked in plain cloth (light dampstains in the first section; scattered foxing throughout, still a very good copy of this scarce book, with the small inked signature of art historian Meyer Schapiro inside front cover). Nurnberg: Joh, Christoph Weigel, 1728, 1729.
Comments: First volume (2 parts) ONLY of two. Worinnen die mahler-kunst in allen ihrern theilen grundlich gelehret... "The iconographic description & explications, and the wealth of literary allusions & citations make this work important also to the literary scholar".Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(+)
Book ID: 176839