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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
1821-1825

The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
 
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Gustav Schoenleber, Schlüsseltonne

“ The  Old  Famous  Schlüsseltonne ”

Bremen – Schlüsseltonne (Key Buoy or Bremen Buoy). Close by two sailing boats. Wood engraving after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: GS. / A. Closs X I, otherwise typographicall as above. 10.9 x 9.3 cm.

“ … the since old famous Schlüsseltonne well-known to all boatmen, supposedly one of the oldest sea-marks in the world, for it origins from the middle of the 17th century (1664). ”

Gustav Schönleber, Weser Barges

BACK: Weser Barges. Especially at the jetty, enlivened by figures. Wood engraving as before, but at Kaeseberg & Oertel. Inscribed: G. Sch. / Kaeseberg & Oertel X. I., otherwise typographically as above. 8.9 x 18.8 cm. – On both sides beginning, not concluded Weser text particularly on the sea-marks in the estuarial area.

Offer no. 8,275 / EUR  46. (c. US$ 50.) + shipping