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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
As Instructive as Decorative in Color
Orlog or Man-of-War with complete Rigging Flags & Pennants also Prow and Stern, likewise of a Boat and Sloop and other things, Representation of an. The upper part dominated by the representation of a three-master marked with numerous numbers with rigging, flags, and pennants, but without sails. At the sides lateral and front view of the bow as well as a smaller view of the stern. Further sea compass, compass card with the designations of the cardinal points, and boats at anchorage watch and weighing the anchor. In the lower quarter
“ Profile of a Capital Man-of-War so carrying 96 guns ”
up to ropes, barrels, and sacks in the loads. Laterally of which ship camels and sloop + boat in plan view, profile from and back as well as graduated and reflected arc. Colored engraving. C. 1730. Inscribed in German as above. 7¾ × 9¼ in (19.8 × 23.4 cm).
ARCHITECTURA MARINA V. – Post horn watermark. – Above + below 0.7-0.9, laterally 2.1 and 1.3 cm resp. white margin around the platemark. Isolated small, quite feeble foxspots in the subject, only one in the right plate + paper margin a little larger. – Two vertical folds completely taken out, one invisible from the front. – INSTRUCTIVE RICH SHEET OF ADDITIONALLY VERY FINE COLOR EFFECT .
Offer no. 28,858 / EUR 498. / export price EUR 473. (c. US$ 547.) + shipping