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PAUL, Jean [RICHTER, Friedrich].
Die unsichtbare Loge. Eine biographie.

pp. (iv), XXIV, 392, (iv). Title vignette by SINTZENICH, engraved plate at page 48 by D[ANIEL]. CHODOWIECKI; (iv), 460, (i) Errata, (iii) blank. Title vignette by SINTZENICH. Early marbled paper boards with gilt ruled borders, the spines gilt with leather labels, covers slightly scuffed and scratched, the corners slightly bumped and worn, all edges citron, engraved book-plates by ST.V. GIERE, HANNOVER, three leaves in v.I with a small marginal tear in the lower gutter without loss, two gatherings in v.I with a brown mark in the top margin diminishing towards each end, occasional faint marginal pencil line in each volume, one leaf in v.II with a couple of very small ink marks, withal a clean and attractive set.

*Each volume has the half-title 'Mumien', the aquatinted title vignettes are signed by Sintzenich and dated 1792, the engraved plate by Chodowiecki has the binder's instruction to be placed facing S.48, v.II is complete with the final blank leaf.

Karl Matzdorff. Berlin.

Date Published: 1793. First edition. 2 volumes. 8vo.

Stock No. 58209

Price: 450.00