Kultur- und Sittengeschichte

Cultural and Moral History

Editio Princeps of Froissart’s chronicles

FROISSART, Jean - Chroniques. Volume 1 (of 4). Paris, Antoine Vérard, n.d. (c. 1495). Folio [307 x 233 mm]. 275 (of 280) ll. With printers mark. Modern leather binding.
FIRST EDITION of the first volume of the greatest and most famous chronicle of French and English medieval history.
EUR 12500,-

The horses of Don Juan of Austria

STRADANUS, Joannes (1523-1605) - Equile, seu speculum equorum, in quo omnis generis generosissimorum equorum ex variis orbis partibus insignis delectus. Antwerp: Johannes Galle, c.1600. (300 x 395 mm). Engraved title and 39 engraved plates.
EUR 15.000,-

Portraits of ancient gods and hermetic writers

Mussard, Pierre - Historia deorum fatidicorum, vatum, sibyllarum, phoebadum, apud priscos illustrium; cum corum iconibus. Praeposita est dissertatio de divinatione et oraculis. Cologny near Geneva, Pierre Chouet, 1675. Contemporary half-leather. 4to. With 50 full-page engravings.
EUR 1100,-

The first scholarly printed Quran

MARRACCI, Luigi - Alcorani Textus Universus. - [vol. 2:] Refutatio Alcorani. 2 volumes bound as 1. Padova, Typographia Seminaria, 1698. Folio (363 x 250 mm) Contemporary leather binding
EUR 15000,-

Very rare baroque anthology for organ music

1) FISCHER, Johann Caspar Ferdinand - Blumen Strauss aus dem anmuthigsten musicalischen Kunst Garten des Hochberühmten Herrn Iohann Caspar Ferdinand Fischers... Augsburg, Johann Christian Leopold, n.d. (c.1735) Folio - bound with: 2) GASS, Felix - David Ludens ad arcam Dei. Augsburg, Johann Christian Leopold, n.d. (c.1735) (4), 30, (2) pp. - bound with: 3) TORNER, Joseph Nicolaus - A.B.C. Per tertiam Minorem. Augsburg, Johann Christian Leopold, n.d. (c.1735) (4), 48, 23 pp.

Exceptional anthology with three almost undiscoverable organ books.

EUR 2800,-

„The central work of the entire history of music“ (Leonard Bernstein)

WAGNER, Richard - Tristan und Isolde. Vollständiger Klavierauszug von Hans von Bülow. Leipzig, Breitkopf & Härtel, (1860). Contemporary cloth with blind embossed ornaments on both covers and gilt title on front cover and spine. folio (330 x 275 mm). Title, 250 pages. Engraved throughout. Plate number 9942, priced "10. Thlr." on title.
First edition of the piano vocal score.
EUR 7500,-

Photo album of prize-winning stud horses

SCHNAEBELI, Heinrich - Album berühmter Deckhengste. Berlin, Schnaebeli, c. 1895. Oblong 4to [340 x 250 mm]. 22 original albumen prints, c. 155 x 210 mm. Mounted on original boards. Original richly decorated cloth.
EUR 1800,-