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Title: Achtzehn (18) Kupfertafeln zu Ferdinand Wolfs Verfertigung der Hand-Feuerwaffen nebst Erklärung der Tafeln und Hinweisung auf die Paragraphen des Werks. Nach der Wirklichkeit gezeichnet von dem Verfasser.
Description: Karlsruhe, Christian Theodor Groos, 1832. Oblong folio. Pp. 6 (text), and 18 leaves of plates with numerous illustrations to each. The magnificent first plate is engraved on steel, the other plates probably on copper. Hardcover, bound in later full cloth, bit soiled in places. Some foxing and browning, one plate creased. In a very good condition. ¶ ~ First edition. Provenance: The Frederick Augustus II of Saxony copy, with his crowned monogram 'A' stamped on verso of title. Very rare.

Keywords: Weapons hand held handheld carbine rifle handgun musket pistol revolver rifle shotgun manufacture metalwork gunsmith weapon smith weaponsmith firearm firearms craftsmanship artifact military history militaria Illustrated Engraved Engraving Engravings W

Price: EUR 1250.00 = appr. US$ 1358.56 Seller: Librarium of The Hague
- Book number: 5176

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