Rare 18th Century Book “Wappen-Calender Auf Das Jahr 1764” (Handbook of Geneology & Heraldry) By Johann Christoph Gatterer


Extremely rare and highly desirable 18th Century full leather-bound first edition first printing of Johann Christoph Gatterer’s Wappen-Calender auf das Jahr 1764: Handbook of Genealogy and Heraldry

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  • Extremely rare and highly desirable 18th Century full leather-bound first edition first printing by Johann Christoph Gatterer (1726 – 1799): Fortgesetzter Wappen-Calender auf das Jahr 1764 oder jährliches Handbuch der neuesten Genealogie und Heraldik, worinnen aller jetzigen europäischen Potentaten Stammtafeln und Wappen mit einer richtigen Beschreibung der Wappen und einem Abrisse der Heraldik oder Wappenkunde enthalten sind. Raspische Buchhandlung, Nürnberg 1764.

    Translated:  Continued coat of arms calendar to the year 1764 or yearly handbook of the newest genealogy and heraldry, in which all present European potentates contain family tables and coats of arms with a correct description of the coats of arms and a break of the heraldry or heraldry. Raspish Bookstore, Nuremberg 1764.

    Johann Christoph Gatterer – Fortgesetzter Wappen-Calender auf das Jahr 1764: HANDBOOK OF GENEALOGY and HERALDRY | Title page design and engraved frontispiece, printed in Nuremburg 1764 | Numerous copper engravings of Crests and Coats of Arms of all contemporary European potentates including ecclesiastical – With 136 copper plates depicting coats of arms, 136 pages with the respective descriptions, 74 pages alphabetical description of the coats of arms, 5 pages registers, and 2 folded copper in the appendix | An important work for students of German and European history | There are two foldout charts | Leather has wear, boards are “tree-calf” and show minor edgewear, old repair to title page | Very nice copy of an incredibly rare title with beautiful intricate engravings throughout, no writing or marks inside.  Has a Ex-libris bookplate inside front cover for “M. Helcelet.”

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    1764, 18th Century




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