Zurich: Belser, 1983.
Facsimile of a manuscript in the Vatican Library.. 67 illustrations reproduced in six colors plus gold, on acid free paper. 80pp., 4to, embossed white pigskin.(Zurich: Belser, 1983). Fine.
Spectacularly illustrated manuscript, created in 1615 to prove the aristocratic lineage of a family from Kraichgau, it depicts the pageantry of armor, horses, and heraldry. The original is in the Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana. (Codex Ross. 711). Accompanying the volume is a commentary by Lotte Kurras, identical in size and bound in white cloth. The two volumes are housed in the publisher's board slipcase.