Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Geschichte der Stadt Wien

Stuttgart: Adolph Krabbe, 1852. Second edition. Quarto. xii, 556pp. Original gilt stamped green cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Light orange endpapers. Frontispiece gravure. Vignette on title page. Five books profusely illustrated with 140 intriguing b/w woodcuts covering the history of Vienna from Roman times to the mid 19th century, including Christianity, migration period, the Carlowingen, Habsburg, Maria Theresa, Joseph II, Leopold II, and Franz I. Chapters on art, literature, science, citizen life, law and administration, seals, weapons, coins, and the various parts of Vienna. List and explanation of woodcuts at front of publication. Text in German, Gothic script. Binding with light wear along edges, light fraying at corners. Gilt decor and lettering on cover and spine faded. Previous owner's name inked on top of title page. Medium foxing of pages throughout, at times affecting images. One color pencil mark on page 143. Binding and interior in overall good- condition. Item #35284

Price: $125.00

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