Frères Lörtscher - Le Véritable Messager Boiteux de Neuchatel - 1827

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Frères Lörtscher - Le Véritable Messager Boiteux de Neuchatel - 1827
Astrological Almanac, Horoscopes, Zodiac Signs - Quantity: 1 - tipped in plates - Book

Astrological Almanac, Horoscopes, Zodiac signs, Ancient Gazette which also deals with famous blood events such as the beheading in Paris of a family girl by her maid.

Le Véritable Messager Boiteux is one of the most popular almanacs in the eastern regions of France and Switzerland. It originated in the 17th century as a kind of booklet for those who wanted information of all kinds: calendar of the year with dates of fairs; current affairs of the year; account of local or foreign events, anecdotes or miscellaneous news. Each issue is illustrated with full-page and panel engravings, woodcuts engravings then lithographed. The cover, printed on the same paper as the interior, shows a beautiful view of Neuchâtel.

Editorial cardboard binding, 68 pages, 4 plates (including a folded one) and 15 panels. The cover, printed on the same paper as the interior, first shows a beautiful view of Neuchâtel, and the Pythagorean table in the back cover. Complete.

It is one of the most popular almanacs in eastern France and Switzerland. Created in the 17th century based on even older German models, in turn inspired by the Great Shepherd's Calendar, it contains conversions of weights and measures; some statistical information; a calendar for the year with its own title and the name of astronomer and historiographer Antoine Souci, printed in red and black, and mentioning fairs; ephemerides for the year; a report of some local or foreign facts; some anecdotes or various events. The illustration consists of several engravings in panels and full pages, and a folded panel, engraved on wood and then lithographed.

Full title:
Le Véritable Messager Boiteux de Neuchatel pour l’An de Grâce - 1827.
À Vevey chez les Frères Lörtscher.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Astrological Almanac, Horoscopes, Zodiac Signs
Author/ Illustrator
Frères Lörtscher
Book Title
Le Véritable Messager Boiteux de Neuchatel
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1827
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
À Vevey chez les Frères Lörtscher
Binding/ Material
Softback
Extras
tipped in plates
Number of pages
72
Dimensions
203×169 mm
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