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    16th Century Chronicle of Venice With Woodcut Illustrations by Jost Amman

    Heinrich Kellner. Chronica Das ist: Warhaffte eigentliche und kurtze Beschreibung, aller Hertzogen zu Venedig Leben.... Frankfurt am Main: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1574. First edition. German text. Folio. [viii], 140 leaves numbered on the recto only. Title page printed in red and black with large woodcut device. 84 small woodcut portraits (some hand colored) and 24 other woodcut illustrations by Jost Amman (1539-1591). [bound with] Respublica Das ist: Warhaffte eigentliche und kurtze Beschreibung, der herrlichen und weitberumpten Statt Venedig... Frankfurt am Main: Sigmund Feyerabend, 1574. Folio. [viii], 56 leaves numbered on the recto only. Large woodcut device on the title page. Embossed vellum over wooden boards. Five compartments between four raised bands on the spine. Titles hand-lettered on the spine and front board. Boards soiled with moderate wear to extremities. Lacking one metal closure strap. Front hinge broken; first five leaves almost detached. Contents slightly toned but textblock remains solid. Notes in pencil on the front pastedown. A sound copy in very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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