Danzigs (Gdansk) alterthümliche Gebäude. In artistischer und historischer Bedeutung dargestellt. [Danzig's Historic Buildings. Represented in Artistic and Historical Importance].
Danzig (Gdansk): Bertling, 1857-(1864). First Edition. Quarto. 30 pp. With a wood engraved title vignette, a couple of wood engravings in text and twenty-six tinted lithographs on plates. Original publishers' brown blind stamped gilt cloth, Spine faded, text and plates with some foxing, but overall a very good copy.
This important view book of Gdansk was first published in 1857 with twenty plates and then six plates were added to the present 1864 issue. The plates include a beautiful panoramic view of Gdansk, as well as many of the cities most famous landmarks including the Arsenal, Town Hall, English House, Artus' Court, Long Market, St. Mary's Church etc. The current work shows Gdansk during the stewardship of the city's longest serving mayor, Robert von Blumenthal, who held office from 1841 until 1863. Gdansk received a railway link to Berlin as part of the Prussian Eastern Railway in 1852 and in the second half of the 19th century together with Elblag became a center of shipbuilding within Prussia which result in a general economic upswing of region.
BODENEHR, Gabriel the Elder
Der Weixelstroom von Danzig bis zum Auslauf in die Oost See. [The Vistula River from Gdansk to the Baltic]; [WITH:] Danzig. Die Hauptstadt in dem Koniglich Polnischen Preussen. [Gdansk, the Capital of Polish Prussia].
Augsburg, ca. 1720. Two double plate copper engravings each ca. 16x35 cm (6x14 in). Original fold marks, strong impressions and in overall very good condition.
Attractive map of the environs and city view of Gdansk. Gabriel Bodenehr the Elder was a German publisher, cartographer and engraver, best know for his German city views and his Atlas Curieux first published in 1704.
"Древнюю" историю писали в конце 19 века и "звезды" попали у когона 100 , а кого и 200 лет в прошлое в зависимости от наглости.