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Book Number 3445 
Author Franz G. zu Erbach; Johann Wilhelm Wendt; Karl Morneweg, ed. 
Title Silhouetten von Verwandten und Freunden, nach dem Leben vollkommen Ähnlich gezeichnet. 
Date 1923 
Publisher Insel-Berlag 
Place of Publication Leipzig 
Edition Rare edition: 144 of 300. 
Volume Information  
Cover Contemporary ½ tree calf with marble boards, spine in seven densely gilt compartments, red gilt title label on two, edges tinted red. 
Illustration With 65 silhouette lithographs in green and black of various members of the noble families of 18th-century Erbach. 
Size Small folio. 
Condition In very good condition, text and plates are clean and crisp. 
Pagination P. 65 lithographs, 21 pp. 
Reference Sarkowski 1608; Thieme/Becker 35, 373. 
Translation Info  
Notes This is a reprint in lithographs of the rare silhouette book published in 1790 by Franz G. zu Erbach, which presented the various counts of Erbach and their families, as well as several other noble families, such as Solms-Wildenfels, Westerburg, Grumbach, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Dernbach, and also several government officials.  
Price (US$) 1500  
Short Description Book Europe Germany; Book Plate Books General; Book Royalty; 

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