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Leupold, Jacob 
'THEATRUM PONTIFICIALE, ODER SCHAU-PLATZ DER BRUCKEN UND BRUCKEN-BAUES'. LEIPZIG: CHRISTOPH ZUNKEL, 1726
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Leupold, Jacob 
'THEATRUM PONTIFICIALE, ODER SCHAU-PLATZ DER BRUCKEN UND BRUCKEN-BAUES'. LEIPZIG: CHRISTOPH ZUNKEL, 1726
Estimate
1,0002,000
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Leupold, Jacob 
'THEATRUM PONTIFICIALE, ODER SCHAU-PLATZ DER BRUCKEN UND BRUCKEN-BAUES'. LEIPZIG: CHRISTOPH ZUNKEL, 1726
Folio (4 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.; 360 x 238mm). Half-title, title printed in red and black, woodcut initials, some of which historiated, head- and tailpieces, 60 folding engraved plates; text browned, some offsetting, most plates cut close or slightly trimmed at outer edge, one or two creased, text browned. Full brown Cambridge binding, double gilt rules to covers, inner compartment with gilt fleur-de-lis cornerpieces, spine with raised bands in six compartments, red gilt-lettered labels to second and fourth, others with repeat gilt filigree pattern.   
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Provenance

Sotheby's London, 15 January 1985, lot 919

Literature

Berlin 3553; Poggendorff I: 1438

Catalogue Note

First edition. One of the most important volumes in Leupold's series 'Theatrum Machinarum', and the first work on bridge building printed in Germany. 

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