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[Georg RÜXNER ]- [Thurnierbuch ...] [Gedruckt... - Lot 427 - Morel de Westgaver
[Georg RÜXNER ]- [Thurnierbuch ...] [Gedruckt zu Franckfurt am Mayn], (durch Paulum Reffelern, in verlegung Sigmund Feyerabents), 1578) (in colophon). 3 parts bound in 1 volume in-folio, 295 x 190 mm, antique posterior basane (binding worn and rubbed, headpieces torn, endpapers renewed and restored). [3 (of 6)], ccxxxvi (lacking ff. clxxvi, cxcii, cxcviii, ccii; loss of text on ff. cciv, ccxvii, ccxxiiii), [3 (Register) (lacking f. bl.)], [4 (including title page of 2nd part, illustrated with a large vignette)], lxxxi (lacking f. xv and important lacking ff. xvi) leaves. Second edition, describing, in the 1st part, 36 tournaments organized in Germany and Switzerland from the 10th to the 15th century; in the 2nd part, the jousts, festivities, processions, etc. in Vienna in May-June 1563; in the 3rd part, the tournaments organized in honor of the entry of Emperor Charles V in Binz on August 22, 1549. Lavishly illustrated with vignettes (some repeated) and woodcut coats of arms by Jost Amman. The first part has 80 large vignettes and 1 plate out of text; the second, 29 and 1 plate out of text; the third part 12 large vignettes. Typographical mark on the colophon. Provenance: Schrottenberg Castle Library in Tyrol (ancient ms. in Latin); Georg Sigmund Heinrich Leisch (?), Frankfurt am Main, 1578 (idem); Gustl Burián Rájecz (armorial bookplate).
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