Lot 522

BINDING - Carl von ECKARTSHAUSEN (1752-1803). Gott ist die Reinste Liebe.

Estimate: £300 - £500
Hammer price: £260
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BINDING - Carl von ECKARTSHAUSEN (1752-1803). Gott ist die Reinste Liebe. Mein Gebeth und meine Betrachtung. Bregenz: Gedruckt und Verlegt ben Jos. Brentano, 1800. 8vo (162 x 95mm). Engraved frontispiece of Samuel praying as a child, woodcut vignette on title and at head of first text leaf, title and most text leaves with double rule border (G2 and an unsigned leaf at the end torn without loss, occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary purple velvet over boards, silver corner-pieces and centre-pieces, spine with gold bands, rounded clasps, gilt edges, green waxed liners (one spine band damaged). A hugely popular and much reprinted work of Catholic piety aimed at children.

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