Selected Items 2019

58th Stuttgart Antiquarian Book Fair in the Württembergischen Kunstverein 25th to 27th January 2019
Here you will find illustrations of selected items from many different fields with a concise description and the name of the exhibitor, which is linked with the book fair catalogue.

Ludwig Sterner, Reimchronik des Schwabenkrieges und Chronik des Burgunderkrieges (von Peter von Molsheim) mit den von Sterner beigefügten Anhängen: Zwölf hier ebenfalls unikal überlieferten politischen Liedern. Freiburg 1500/1501.  (Rhyming chronicle of the Swabian War and Chronicle of the War of Burgundy, with an addendum of 12, previously unpublished, political songs).
(Bibermühle – Heribert Tenschert, CH-Ramsen, € 980 000,-)

Giovanni Battista de Pian, Alphabet Pittoresque. 26 chromolithographic plates by Leopold Müller, Johann Höflich and Matthias Rudolf Toma. L. Müller, Vienna, 1842/44.
(Winfried Geisenheyner, Münster-Hiltrup, € 18 000,-)

Pernambuco / Brazil. Handcoloured copper print from Caspar Barlaeus’ »Rerum per octennium in Brasilia«, Johannes Blaeu, Amsterdam 1647).
(Antiquariat Norbert Haas, Bedburg-Hau, € 3200,-).

Album Amicorum from the time of the French revolution with entries from Kolberg and Berlin 1793–1807. With a highly unusual paper binding, intricately cut into the form of a raiseable net.
(Antiquariat Elvira Tasbach, Berlin, € 2400,-).

Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe. First German edition, translated by L. F. Vischer. Hamburg. With a map of Crusoe’s island. Hamburg 1720/21.
(Antiquariat Knöll, Lüneburg, € 9000,-).

Paul Klee, Invitation card to the lantern party of the Bauhaus in honour of the Summer solstice on the 21st June 1922 in Weimar. Hand-coloured by Paul Klee.
(Antiquariat Günter Linke, Berlin, € 38 000,-).

Nicolaus Wollick de Serovilla, Opus Aureum. Treatise on music from the Renaissance. Quentel, Cologne, 1501.
(Antiquariat am Moritzberg, Hildesheim, € 19 500,-).

Terrestrial globe puzzle. A three-dimensional wooden puzzle in 38 parts, covered with a chromolithographic map of the earth.
(Antiquariat F. Neidhardt, Böblingen, € 9800,-)

Max Ernst, Paysagiste III. 1966. A »Loplop Présente« collage, designated and signed.
(Galerie Valentien, Stuttgart, € 55 000,-).

Heinrich von Kleist, handwritten and signed card. Berlin 1811.
(J. A. Stargardt, Berlin, € 28 000,-).

Photographs of Egypt. Album with 87 pictures of landscapes, city scenes and landmarks, taken ca. 1890-1900.
(Mayfair Rare Books & Manuscripts Ltd, London, € 1800,-).

Sebastian Brant. Das Narrenschiff. (Ship of Fools). Third German edition with woodcuts by Albrecht Dürer and others. Basle 1499.
(Hellmut Schumann, CH-Zürich, € 24 500,-).

Rainer Marias Rilke, Das Marien-Leben. Limited edition in a purple maroquin binding by the Weimarer Kunstgewerbeschule after a design by Henry van de Velde. Insel-Verlag, Leipzig, 1913.
(Tusculum Rare Books Ltd., London, € 4500,-.).






 

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