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[Hungary]. Johann Georg von Schwandner; Mátyás Bél; Johann Paul Kraus; Eisfeld. Scriptores Rerum Hungaricarum veteres, ac genuini, partim primum ex tenebris eruti; partim antehac editi, nunc ex MSS. codicibus et rarissimis editionibus Bibliothecæ Augustæ Vindobonensis ab innumeris mendis vindicati; ... partem ad nostra usque tempora contiuuati ... cum amplissima præfatione M. Belii ... Cura et studio J.G. Schwandtneri. [Vienna]: Impensis Ioannis Pauli Kraus, bibliopolae Vindobonensis,, 1746-1748
Three volumes, folio in 4s, (357 x 217 mm). 4 ff., XXI, [3], 888, [46]pp.; 3ff., I-IV, III-XXXIII, [1], 859, [39]pp.; 4ff., XLII, [2], 794, [24]pp. Half-titles and engraved titles in each volume, Engraved and woodcut initials and head and tailpieces, nine folded maps (three in v. one and six in v. three.) Contemporary calf. Stained, bindings scuffed and worn but sound.

The engraved vignettes and initials, especially in volume two, are particularly striking in their delicacy and detail, with much allegorical content. (#kfk671)                    $sold

 

 

 

 

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