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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
“ He who won’t dike must vanish ”
Dike Construction after the High Tide. Wood engraving by P. Schweizer after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for A. Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed and monogrammed resp., inscribed in German as above. 3⅜ × 7⅛ in (8.5 × 18.2 cm).
BACK: Almuth’s Flight. In wild ride from Aurich (East Frisia) to Friedeburg. Wood engraving by A. Müller (Gustav Adolph M.?, b. Stuttgart 1838) after Johannes Gehrts (Hamburg 1855 – Dusseldorf 1921). Inscribed: Joh. Gehrts (18)80 / A. Closs X / A. Müller, otherwise in German as above. 3 × 4½ in (7.5 × 11.5 cm). – On both sides East Frisian local text (“Serfdom and everything that is joined with it were never the point here. Country and people … taxed themselves”).
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