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    Johann Christoph Weigel. Teusches Zug-Alphabet, dessen Buchstaben nach den Haubt-Strichen und einiger Auszierung in einem Zug zu anfang der Schrifften zu gebrauchen dienlich begriffen und verfasset sind. Nuremberg: Johann Weigel, 1705. Krown & Spellman retail: $800. Oblong folio. 8 single-sided calligraphic plates (incl. title.) Modern paper boards, leaves on tabs, stains on last leaf, some foxing, minor edge repair. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Weigel (c1654-1726) German engraver and printer. Born in Bohemia he traveled to Hof, Jena, Frankfurt, Vienna and Augsburg to study. He finally settled in Nuremberg as an engraver and dealer in prints. [See Thieme/Becker for a partial list of his works based on Nagel's Lexikon list.] Rare calligraphic practice book. Alphabets, designs, animal figures.          Hauswedell 252:257. Doede 111a Philobiblion XXVII (1938) Heft 4.

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    January, 2015
    22nd Thursday
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