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Souvenir album of a young girl, decorated with painted flowers. 19th century In-4°. Black half-basane of the thigh, black lacquered wood covers decorated with flowers painted in colors and inlaid with mother-of-pearl painted on the top cover, lower plate surrounded by gilt frames with mother-of-pearl inlays, smooth back decorated in gold along the length and titled "Album", lining and endpapers of yellow moiré paper printed with a cold floral decoration, gilt decoration (leg. and fart. us. on the plates, back and jaws rubbed, fart. missing on the upper plate). Beautifully illustrated with 5 watercolors part. enhanced with gum arabic showing flowers and a vase with flowers and 1 engraving enhanced fig. a vase glued in full and surrounded by a double red net. The other leaves are blank. Joint, in the same spirit: 1. Erinnerung der Freunde. [19th c.]. Ff. Blank pages for an amicorum album, with 2 nice engravings in bistre (one titled). In ff., in a box (8 x 13 cm) in red half leather and cold-stamped red perc. plates, the top plate with a pastoral scene, smooth spine titled "Souvenir" (leg. us.). - 2. [Erinnerung]. Album amicorum. 1826-1854. Composed of 26 small mss poems in German, most of them signed by Wittemberg (1 with a basket of fruit in watercolour, another with a small pencil drawing (3 with a large stain on the bottom, some dirt or pitting)), 2 watercolour pet. representing flowers, 2 lithogr. (views from Scheinfurt; freckles), 1 raised lithogr. "Gedenke der fröhlichen Vergangenheit", 1 watercolour depicting a tomb (?) and 1 fart. pencil drawing. Gathered in a box (10,8 x 17,2 cm) in red half marocco and percaline plates of the same colour, decorated in gold, spine titled "Erinnerung" (broken, top plate detached). - 3. 3. [Souvenir]. Album amicorum. 1839-1850. Composed of small poems or mss words from friends in Dutch, English or German: 3 signed poems and 1 small word on paper with embroidery, 5 pencil drawings signed fig. des paysages, 1 pet. card with f

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Belgique - B-1000 - bruxelles
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