Auction 423 / Lot n° 626

SCHAD, Johann Adam Xavier - Effigies ducum et regum Hungariae in applausum oblatae. [Vienna?]: [1687]. First and only edition of this work containing portraits engraved plates of sovereigns and captains of Hungary. Folio (445 x 330mm). Title page and portrait of King Joseph I of Hungary, dedicatee of the work, both engraved, 59 engraved portraits of sovereigns and captains of Hungary, plates alternating with corrispective printed texts. Comparing the collation in SBN, in this copy leaves )(o)(1 )(2)(1 χ1 have been placed before the 59 plates (light spottings, leaves repaired). Modern vellum preserving parts of original vellum panels. Provenance: unidentified manuscript annotation in French (?) on front cover - in the dedication leaf cancelled manuscript ex-libris and a small stamp.

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 400 - 600€

Sold 700€
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