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- Vier und swanzig Abbildungen verscheidener Hunde. Nuremberg: Raspe, 1789
FIRST EDITION, 4to (282 x 220mm.), 24 hand-coloured engraved plates, loose as issued in drab printed wrappers, preserved in a green morocco-backed clamshell case
An extremely rare suite of portraits of dogs, not located in the usual bibliographies. Breeds include dogs from Russia, Iceland, Ireland, Turkey, and Germany.