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Korb, Johann Georg.
DIARIUM ITINERIS IN MOSCOVIAM... ACCESSIT REDITUS SUAE TZAREAE MAJESTATIS A PROVINCIIS EUROPAEIS AD PROPRIOS LIMITES PERICULOSAE REBELLIONIS STRELIZIORUM... VIENNA: LEOPOLD VOIGT, [C. 1700]
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 18,000 GBP
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205
Korb, Johann Georg.
DIARIUM ITINERIS IN MOSCOVIAM... ACCESSIT REDITUS SUAE TZAREAE MAJESTATIS A PROVINCIIS EUROPAEIS AD PROPRIOS LIMITES PERICULOSAE REBELLIONIS STRELIZIORUM... VIENNA: LEOPOLD VOIGT, [C. 1700]
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 18,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Korb, Johann Georg.
DIARIUM ITINERIS IN MOSCOVIAM... ACCESSIT REDITUS SUAE TZAREAE MAJESTATIS A PROVINCIIS EUROPAEIS AD PROPRIOS LIMITES PERICULOSAE REBELLIONIS STRELIZIORUM... VIENNA: LEOPOLD VOIGT, [C. 1700]

folio (296 x 188mm.), woodcut initials and headpieces, folding engraved plate containing imperial arms, 8 engraved maps (5 folding), 9 engraved plates (7 folding), contemporary red morocco gilt with the arms of Prince Eugène of Savoy-Carignan, spine gilt in compartments with his device, gilt edges, one plate torn, occasional foxing, quire Hh loose, final plate damaged and repaired with slight loss


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Provenance

from the library of prince eugène of savoy-carignan. Prince Eugène (1663-1736) was one of the great generals of the Habsburg Empire, as well as one of the wealthiest noblemen of Europe. His extensive library (c. 15,000 volumes) was sold by his niece in 1738 to the Austrian Emperor and is now in the Österreichische Nationalbibliothek.

Literature

BL STC German XIIc. K673; VD17 23:317927N

Catalogue Note

first edition, written after Korb's visit in 1698-1699.

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