Johann Kunckel - Vollständige Glassmacherkunst worinnen sowol dessen Erläuterungen über Anton Neri, sieben Bücher von dem Glassmachen und Dr. Merrets hierüber gemachte Anmerkungen - 1785

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Johann Kunckel - Vollständige Glassmacherkunst worinnen sowol dessen Erläuterungen über Anton Neri, sieben Bücher von dem Glassmachen und Dr. Merrets hierüber gemachte Anmerkungen - 1785
Complete with title print and 17 folding prints. The most important early modern work on the production of glass

472 pp.
20 × 16 cm.

Marbled boards with leather spine. Red letter piece on spine.
The work contains 17 folding prints with 1 title print. All these prints depict the different processes of glassblowing and glass production in very great detail. With descriptions in Gothic script.

The book is complete and in good condition. Pages have water damage on bottom half, the texts are not affected. Some of the first engravings do have a slight discolouration. Previous owner’s name with pen on first endpaper (see photos). Otherwise a good copy.

Lot details
Number of Books
1
Author/ Illustrator
Johann Kunckel
Book Title
Vollständige Glassmacherkunst
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1785
Edition
Illustrated Edition
Language
German
Publisher
Christph Riegelischen Buch- und Kunsthandlung
Binding/ Material
Half leather
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