Dec 08 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2624 -

Sale 2624 - Lot 195

Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
(ENCYCLOPEDIA -- JUVENILE.) Friedrich Justin Bertuch. Bilderbuch für Kinder. Collection of uniform volumes: Vol. 1 (parts 1 & 2), Vol. 3 (parts 1 & 2), Vol 4 (parts 1 & 2), Vol. 5 (parts 1 & 2), Vol. 9 (part 2). 450 (of 1,186) hand-colored engraved plates illustrating all manner of arts and sciences, natural history subjects, ancient history and geography, all wonderfully presented but aimed toward young learners. 4to, original mottled calf over marbled boards with gilt spine labels, discreet repairs; scattered offset and foxing, plates with strong original colors. Weimar, 1792, 1798, 1802, 1805, [1822]