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[Auserlesene Fabeln /
M.G. Lichtwer].

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Main Author: Lichtwer, Magnus Gottfried, 1719-1783,
Related Names: Vittinghoff, Karl Baron von 1772-1826, printmaker., Strauss, Anton 1775-1827, publisher.
Language(s): German
Published: [Vienna] : [Anton Strauss], [1817-1819]
Subjects: Fables, Greek > Fables, Greek / Adaptations.
Fables, German.
Illustrated books > Illustrated books / Austria > Illustrated books / Austria / 19th century.
Drypoints (prints) > Drypoints (prints) / Austria > Drypoints (prints) / Austria / 19th century.
Etchings (prints) > Etchings (prints) / Austria > Etchings (prints) / Austria / 19th century.
Prints (visual works) > Prints (visual works) / Austria > Prints (visual works) / Austria / 19th century.
Note: Etchings are printed on paper watermarked: M. HEUSLER. The thinner paper on which texts are printed is watermarked: STRAUSS (apparently for the publisher Anton Strauss, who owned a paper mill).
No title or imprint is included. An announcement appeared in the Oesterreicher Beobachter for 3 Nov. 1818 that fascicles 15 and 16 had been received. In it the work is referred to as: M.G. Lichters Auserlesene Fabeln in Kupfern dargestellt von Carl Baron von Vittinghoff. This title has been taken here as title proper. Earlier editions included Lichtwer's prose introduction and preliminary verses to each of the four books, which also do not appear in the present edition.
Physical Description: [80] letterpress leaves, [80] prints : etching with drypoint ; plate marks 15 x 20.5 cm or slightly less, on sheets about 23 x 29 cm
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