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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Dike Construction after the High Tide. Wood engraving by P. Schweizer after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for A. Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed and monogrammed resp., inscribed in German as above. 3⅜ × 7⅛ in (8.5 × 18.2 cm).
BACK: Almuth’s Flight. In wild ride from Aurich (East Frisia) to Friedeburg. Wood engraving by A. Müller (Gustav Adolph M.?, b. Stuttgart 1838) after Johannes Gehrts (Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921). Inscribed: Joh. Gehrts (18)80 / A. Closs X / A. Müller, otherwise in German as above. 3 × 4½ in (7.5 × 11.5 cm). – On both sides East Frisian local text (“Serfdom and everything that is joined with it were never the point here. Country and people … taxed themselves”).
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