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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
Wismar – Shipyard near Wismar. At the open water during the work at a mighty wooden frame of a hull. Wood engraving by the monogramist E. M. after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: G.S. / A. Closz X. I. E. M., otherwise in German as before. 8.8 x 18.7 cm.
Verso: Portico of City Hall in Luneburg. With figure accessories. Wood engraving after Johannes Gehrts’ (St. Pauli/Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921) design of 1880. Inscribed: Joh. Gehrts. (18)80 / A. Closs X. I., otherwise in German as before. 12.3 x 18.5 cm. – On both sides closing text to Luneburg and starting text to Wismar resp.
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