Four vols. 8vo, orig. polished mottled green calf (a little rubbed), single gilt fillet round sides, flat spine gilt, orange leather lettering piece on spine, crown stamped in gilt at head of spine [Vol. I], orig. fine brown sheep maroquiné, single gilt fillet round sides, flat spine gilt, orange leather lettering piece on spine, crowns stamped in gilt at head & foot of spine, a.e.g. [Vol III], orig. boards [ Vols. II & IV]. Munich: 1832-33-48-72.
The first catalogue issued, with its three supplements, of the maps and plans in the Bavarian Army Library, founded in 1822. This was one of the most important collections of maps of the period.
Very fine and pretty set from the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria.
Item ID: 4911