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Rare 17th C. Augsburg Silver Bound Book

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A rare and very fine late 17th Century Augsburg Repousse Silver Bound (silbereinband) copy of The Works of Tacitus published Amsterdam 1685. The exceptionally worked cover with baroque scrolls around a central coat of arms for the Counts de Fraling flanked by putti with winged cherubs above and below. The spine with scrolling foliage and flowers, the back with winged cherubs supporting a noble coronet, the hasp and end pieces also embellished with cherubs. Circa: 1685 Length: 19cm, Width: 12cm, Depth: 7cm>

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