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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Graf, Johannes (Fraustadt, Posen, 1837 – Bad Landeck, Silesia, 1917). Fisherman from Gaeta. Enlarged portrait laterally to the left. Wood engraving at Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1876.). Inscribed in the stock: Graf, otherwise in German as above. 3⅜ × 2½ in (8.5 × 6.5 cm).
BACK: Triumphal Arch of King Alfonso I in Naples. Still finely lighted, however below flashes of lightning and thunderclouds. In front two riders, the right of which getting a hold on the skittish left horse’s reins. Wood engraving by Friedrich Weigand (b. Vienna 1842) after Ludwig Dill (Gernsbach, Baden, 1848 – Karlsruhe 1940). Inscribed in the stock: F. Weigand sc. / Dill Neapel 74, otherwise in German as above. 9¾ × 5¼ in (24.7 × 13.5 cm). – Not concluded local text on both sides.
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