RELIURE BAROQUE PARLANTE EN ARGENT. Reliure baroque parlante en argent de la fin du XVIIe siècle.

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Baroque silver reliure parlante made in all likelihood in Vienna at the end of the 17th century.

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Vienna, end of the 17th century.

2 texts bound in one small 8vo volume of 262 pp., (1) bl.l., 300 pp., 6 engravings out of pagination.

Covers decorated with a border relief showing two faun masks surrounded by flower bunches and fruits volutes which delimits a large central and round scene.

On the front cover: the admiral of the Austrian fleet dubs the squadron commander bound for fighting against the Turks.

On the back cover: the scene represents two Turk janissaries with arms, the Turkish crescent is visible on the left character.

The spine is decorated with a relief volute made of flowers and fruits; the spine flaps and the clasp represent each a faun head.

Dimensions of the binding: 170 x 100 mm.


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Interesting baroque reliure parlante of the end of the 17th century made in all likelihood in Vienna, illustrating the historic events of the time.

It comes from the Docteur Lucien-Graux’s collection with his son ex-libris (Auction of March 20-21st, 1958, n°237) and covers a volume dealing with the History of Abyssinia printed in Gottingen in 1791.

Besides, the work is illustrated with 6 engravings out of pagination.

A splendid silver binding, made towards 1690, relating the conflict between Austria and Turkey.

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Vienna, end of the 17th century