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Engraved frontispiece, title page, 4-page foreword, 97 pages of coats of arms, 120 family trees on 68 numbered double pages, text explanation on pages numbered 85-113, 3 unnumbered text pages listing books published by Christoph Weigel.
Christoph Weigel the Elder (1654-1725) was a German engraver, art dealer and publisher. After his death in 1725, his widow continued the publishing business.
Following the tradition of Christoph Weigel's calendars of coat of arms, this book compiles the coats of arms and family trees of the leading European houses at the time of publication.
Rare heraldic work.
Text in German.
96 finely engraved copperplates of European coats of armsCoats of arms of the Kaiser, the Kings of France, Portugal, Russia, Poland, Denmark, Great Britain, Sweden, dukes and lords, etc.
Binding repaired with buckram spine (circa 1900), interior bright and fresh with good impressions of copperplate engravings. Some finger smudges to a few plates.
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- Florilegius (JP)
- Bookseller Inventory #
- Genealogisches und Heraldisches Hand-Buch
- Christoph Weigel
- Half buckram and marble boards with title label
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good
- Jacket condition
- Quantity available
- Christoph Weigel (Widow)
- Place of Publication
- Date published
- heraldry, coat of arms, European, aristocracy, copperplate engravin
- Bookseller catalogs
- Octavo, 20 x 12.5cm
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