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Author
PRONAY, Freiherrn Gabriel von.
Title
Skizzen aus dem Volksleben in Ungarn. [Sketches of Native Life in Hungary]
Published
Pesth: Hermann Geibel, 1855.
Description
4to. red cloth binding with a decorative title and pictorial vignette in gilt block, also tooled in blind, with git borders with corner pieces and other small embellishments to upper board. All edges gilt, spine 'pulled' and some minor wear to boards, text in German, all 25 lithographic plates have their tissue guards, minor spotting and foxing but in good condition. An attractive series of 'Sketches of Native Life in Hungary'.

Coloured plates in order:

1. Cortege nuptial se rendant a l'eglise.
2. Retour du cortege nuptial.
3. Le cortege de fete des moissonneurs.
4. Aire en Basse Hongrie.
5. Le berger.
6. Bouvier.
7. Patre gardant les buffles.
8. Patre gardant les chevaux.
9. Le porcher.
10. Bohemiens vagabonds.
11. La fete des vignerons a Bude.
12. Courre le lievre.
13. Chasse a l'outarde.
14. La peche de la Theifs.
15. Le chaudronnier ambulant.
16. le marchand d'huile.
17. Rouliers valaques.
18. Meneur d'oies.
19. la Chamber ou l'on file.
20. Le Tribunal villageois.
21. Costumes de paysanes. Walachen-Olahok / Ungarn-Magyarok / Slaven-Totok / Deutsche-Nemetek.
22. Landes, ou la Steppe.
23. Le porteur d'eau.
24. Marche aux melons. [loose plate]
25. La gargote.
References
Bobins II 444; Colas 2430; Lipperheide 896.
Hand coloured plates
25
Binding/Size
M=4to
Category
Culture/Lifestyle, East European, Germany
Value
$0-5,000
Stock ID
1456