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Genealogisches und Heraldisches Hand-Buch by Christoph Weigel - Hardcover - 1750 - from Florilegius (SKU: Flo133)

Genealogisches und Heraldisches Hand-Buch

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Genealogisches und Heraldisches Hand-Buch

by Christoph Weigel

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  • hardcover
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Genealogical and Heraldic Handbook. Containing family trees and coats of arms of all current European houses.

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.

Due to restrictions on Japan Post, shipping to USA currently only available via Fed-Ex.

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Details

Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller Inventory #
Flo133
Title
Genealogisches und Heraldisches Hand-Buch
Author
Christoph Weigel
Format/binding
Half buckram and marble boards with title label
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
None
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Christoph Weigel (Widow)
Place of Publication
Nuremburg
Date published
1750
Keywords
heraldry, coat of arms, European, aristocracy, copperplate engravin
Bookseller catalogs
Heraldry;
Size
Octavo, 20 x 12.5cm

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About Florilegius

Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and history. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

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