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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil

The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
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Christening of the Armored Frigate "Grosser Kurfürst"

Armored Frigate “Grosser Kurfürst” (“Great Elector”), Christening of the. Accordingly richest scenery. Launched in 1875 she was, after her two sisterships Friedrich der Große & Preußen, the third armored ship with gun turrets built in Germany. Wood engraving after Gustav Schönleber (Bietigheim 1851 – Karlsruhe 1917) for Adolf Closs, Stuttgart. (1880/81.) Inscribed: A. Closs. X(ylographic) I(nstitute), otherwise as above. 3¾ × 6⅝ in (9.5 × 16.8 cm).

Launching of the Armored Corvette "Bayern"

BACK: Launching of the Armored Corvette “Bayern”. Wood engraving after Fritz Stoltenberg (Kiel 1855 – Schönberg/Holstein 1921). 6⅛ × 4¾ in (15.5 × 11.9 cm). – On both sides continuous text to the first.

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