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70/5781 Paris  Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St Germain à Paris arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762 70/5781 Paris Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St Germain à Paris arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762
70/5781 Paris  Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St Germain à Paris arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762 70/5781 Paris Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St Germain à Paris arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762
70/5781 Paris  Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St Germain à Paris arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762 70/5781 Paris Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St Germain à Paris arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762
70/5781 [Paris]. "Vue de la Porte de la Treille de l'Incendie de la Foire St. Germain à Paris, arrivé la nuit du 16 au 17 Mars 1762." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, captions above and below, Paris, Basset, ±1765.

- A few sm. closed tears in blank margins; trifle stained.

ADDED 3 others: "Vue de la Maison de Plaisance de son Eminence le Prince de Corsini à Florence; pris du côté du jeu de Boulle" (Paris, Chereau. Nice view of the Baroque Villa Corsini a Castello, with a lively scene of 'jeu de boules' being played in the foreground), "Prospect der Kauffmans Halle in der Fenchurch Strasse zu London" (Augsb., l'Academie Imperiale) and "Veduta d'una Battaglia di mare" ((Augsb., Probst). Part of captions cut off).

€ (80-100) 140
70/5782 Parma  Prospetto della Chiesa Cattedrale con sua piazza con l'antica Capella in Parma 70/5782 Parma Prospetto della Chiesa Cattedrale con sua piazza con l'antica Capella in Parma
70/5782 Parma  Prospetto della Chiesa Cattedrale con sua piazza con l'antica Capella in Parma 70/5782 Parma Prospetto della Chiesa Cattedrale con sua piazza con l'antica Capella in Parma
70/5782 [Parma]. "Prospetto della Chiesa Cattedrale con sua piazza con l'antica Capella in Parma." Contemp. handcol. engr. optical view, captions in Italian and French and "Ll. No. 2" below image, without address (Bassano, Remondini), ±1780.

- Waterstain in image and left blank margin.

ADDED: "Vue du Superbe Jardin du Palais Pite nouvellement fait par l'archiduc de l'eaupol D autriche" (Paris, Basset).

€ (50-70) 90
70/5783 Parts of the day  Der Morgen Der Abend Der Nacht 70/5783 Parts of the day Der Morgen Der Abend Der Nacht
70/5783 [Parts of the day]. "Der Morgen. Der Abend. Der Nacht." Three contemp. handcol. allegorical optical views by B.S. SETLEZKY after L. BURNACINI, captions in German, Latin, Italian and French below image, Augsburg, Negotium Academiae Caes. Francisceae, ±1750.

- Some creasing; tear in sky area of "Abend".

= Remarkable prints, probably stage designs, with uncommon address.

AND 1 other: "Die über die Sieger siegende Liebe" (contemp. handcol. optical view by P.G. PINZ after L. BURNACINI, Augsb., ±1750. Fine).

€ (100-150) 110
70/5784 Peepshows  Bookbindery with people preparing leather gathering and sewing quires gilding etc  70/5784 Peepshows Bookbindery with people preparing leather gathering and sewing quires gilding etc
70/5784 Peepshows  Bookbindery with people preparing leather gathering and sewing quires gilding etc  70/5784 Peepshows Bookbindery with people preparing leather gathering and sewing quires gilding etc
70/5784 [Peepshows]. (Bookbindery with people preparing leather, gathering and sewing quires, gilding etc.). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., the backscene w. engr. number "6" and w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht), ±1750.

= In 19th cent. wrapping paper w. manuscript "No.15 Boekbinderij". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CL.

€ (300-500) 1100
70/5785 Peepshows  Carneval 70/5785 Peepshows Carneval
70/5785 Peepshows  Carneval 70/5785 Peepshows Carneval
70/5785 [Peepshows]. "Carneval". Concertina-bound perspective scene, consisting of a handcol. engr. scene on a board lid w. 3 peeping holes, 5 handcol. engr. coulisses and a handcol. engr. backscene laid down on bottom of box, 12x21 cm., prob. German, ±1830.

- Lid lacks right rim; rubbed along extremities; front scene soiled.

= Showing a carnaval procession in a German city. Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no.99 and p.36. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CL.

€ (200-300) 425
70/5786 Peepshows  The Cheltenhamorama A View of the Old Well Walk 70/5786 Peepshows The Cheltenhamorama A View of the Old Well Walk
70/5786 [Peepshows]. "The Cheltenhamorama, A View of the Old Well Walk". Concertina bound perspective scene, consisting of a handcol. lithogr. frontscene w. peeping hole, 6 handcol. lithogr. coulisses and a backscene by H. LAMB, orig. board sleeve w. mounted letterpress title label, Cheltenham, H. Lamb, 1824.

- One paper bellow repaired on fold, other bellow w. sm. tear in fold. Scenes all in (very) fine condition. Sleeve worn and defective in corners.

= Rare peepshow published for tourists visiting the baths in Cheltenham, showing a famous walk towards the bathhouses. Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no.226 or 227. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLI.

€ (400-600)
70/5787 Peepshows  Diorama af den Nordiske Industri Landbrugs og Kunst Udstilling i København 1888 70/5787 Peepshows Diorama af den Nordiske Industri Landbrugs og Kunst Udstilling i København 1888
70/5787 [Peepshows]. "Diorama af den Nordiske Industri-Landbrugs og Kunst-Udstilling i København 1888". Concertina bound perspective scene, chromolithogr. frontscene w. peeping hole, 4 chromolithogr. coulisses and a backscene, each 14,8x12,2 cm. Copenhagen, O.B. Wroblewski, 1888, in contemp. board sleeve.

- Fingersoiled and thumbed in upper edge. Sleeve soiled and lower corners dam.

= Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no.18.

€ (200-300) 220
70/5788 Peepshows  Elegant people in a conservatory looking out on a court yard and formal garden with fountain 70/5788 Peepshows Elegant people in a conservatory looking out on a court yard and formal garden with fountain
70/5788 Peepshows  Elegant people in a conservatory looking out on a court yard and formal garden with fountain 70/5788 Peepshows Elegant people in a conservatory looking out on a court yard and formal garden with fountain
70/5788 [Peepshows]. (Elegant people in a conservatory, looking out on a court yard and formal garden with fountain). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., "6" engr. in back scene, 3 scenes engr. "HH" below image, w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, ±1750.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLI.

€ (200-300) 210
70/5789 Peepshows  Erinnering an Nürnberg 70/5789 Peepshows Erinnering an Nürnberg
70/5789 Peepshows  Erinnering an Nürnberg 70/5789 Peepshows Erinnering an Nürnberg
70/5789 [Peepshows]. "Erinnering an Nürnberg". Concertina bound perspective scene, consisting of a chromolithogr. frontcover w. 3 peeping holes laid down on boards and title in German, 5 chromolithogr. coulisses and a background laid down on boards, Nuremberg, n.publ., n.d. (±1880),

= Not in Hyde.

€ (200-300) 450
70/5790 Peepshows  The funeral procession of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena 70/5790 Peepshows The funeral procession of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena
70/5790 Peepshows  The funeral procession of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena 70/5790 Peepshows The funeral procession of Napoleon Bonaparte on St Helena
70/5790 [Peepshows]. (The funeral procession of Napoleon Bonaparte on St. Helena). Concertina bound perspective scene, consisting of a handcol. engr. frontscene w. peeping hole, laid down on boards, 4 handcol. engr. coulisses and a handcol. engr. background, laid down on boards, French, ±1825.

= Very rare. Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no.40. Hyde suggests the publisher could be Mallez ainé. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLII.

€ (500-700) 1100
70/5791 Peepshows  Harbour scene with men in boats transporting barrels with a large number of sailing ships and a city in the background  70/5791 Peepshows Harbour scene with men in boats transporting barrels with a large number of sailing ships and a city in the background
70/5791 Peepshows  Harbour scene with men in boats transporting barrels with a large number of sailing ships and a city in the background  70/5791 Peepshows Harbour scene with men in boats transporting barrels with a large number of sailing ships and a city in the background
70/5791 [Peepshows]. (Harbour scene with men in boats transporting barrels, with a large number of sailing ships and a city in the background). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., 3 scenes w. engr. "O" below the image, the backscene w. engr. number "6", w. manuscript numbers "1" to "6" on verso, Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, ±1750.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLII.

€ (300-500) 400
70/5792 Peepshows  Interior scene with people drinking tea playing with dice smoking pipes and playing billiards 70/5792 Peepshows Interior scene with people drinking tea playing with dice smoking pipes and playing billiards
70/5792 Peepshows  Interior scene with people drinking tea playing with dice smoking pipes and playing billiards 70/5792 Peepshows Interior scene with people drinking tea playing with dice smoking pipes and playing billiards
70/5792 [Peepshows]. (Interior scene with people drinking tea, playing with dice, smoking pipes and playing billiards). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht), ±1750.

- Paper remnants on front scene near side margins. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIII.

€ (300-500) 400
70/5793 Peepshows  Kijkkast 70/5793 Peepshows Kijkkast
70/5793 [Peepshows]. "Kijkkast", peepshow box, German, ±1830, wood, covered w. paper, 39(h.)x8,5(d.)x11,5(w.) cm., w. mirror and sliding rear lid, peeping hole w. glass lense. - WITH a peepshow w. 5 loose handcol. engr. coulises and a backscene, showing German farmers working in the fields and resting w. a castle on a hill top in the background.

- Box stained and rubbed spots. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIII.

€ (800-1.000) 800
70/5794 Peepshows  A kitchen in working order  70/5794 Peepshows A kitchen in working order
70/5794 Peepshows  A kitchen in working order  70/5794 Peepshows A kitchen in working order
70/5794 [Peepshows]. (A kitchen in working order). Perspective scene of persons in a kitchen, consisting of 6 loose handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9,2x14,3 cm., mounted on board w. brocade paper sides, w. contemp. manuscript numbers "1"-"6" on verso, Augsb., Martin Engelbrecht, n.d. (±1750).

- Sl. fingersoiled.

= Nice lively scene with a i.a. girl chasing a cat that stole some food. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIV.

€ (300-500) 600
70/5795 Peepshows  A large fleet leaving a harbour 70/5795 Peepshows A large fleet leaving a harbour
70/5795 Peepshows  A large fleet leaving a harbour 70/5795 Peepshows A large fleet leaving a harbour
70/5795 [Peepshows]. (A large fleet leaving a harbour). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm. "6" engr. in back scene, w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht), ±1780.

- One figure in 2nd scene lacks head; paper remnants on recto front scene; brown stains in right margin, only just touching the image.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIV.

€ (150-250) 150
70/5796 Peepshows  People walking in a wooded lane with a lake in the background 70/5796 Peepshows People walking in a wooded lane with a lake in the background
70/5796 [Peepshows]. (People walking in a wooded lane with a lake in the background). Perspective scene, consisting of 6 contemp. handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9x14 cm., w. manuscr. numbers "1" to "6" on verso, (Augsb., M. Engelbrecht), ±1750.

- Front scene w. paper remnants along outer margins.

€ (150-250) 325
70/5797 Peepshows  Perspectivische Vorstellung eines Pohlnischen Bären Tanses 70/5797 Peepshows Perspectivische Vorstellung eines Pohlnischen Bären Tanses
70/5797 [Peepshows]. "Perspectivische Vorstellung eines Pohlnischen Bären-Tanses". Uncut handcol. engr. sheet w. title and background perspective scene, 11x13,9 and 9,2x13,9 cm. (title/ scene), 22,5x18,6 cm. (leaf), Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, ±1780.

- With central fold; sl. foxed, mostly along blank margins.

= Extremely rare uncut sheet with the title and the final perspective scene showing Polish dancing bears.

€ (50-70) 500
70/5798 Peepshows  A Present from the Thames Tunnel 70/5798 Peepshows A Present from the Thames Tunnel
70/5798 [Peepshows]. A Present from the Thames Tunnel. Contemp. handcol. lithogr. peepshow in 3 sections (incl. backscene) showing the visitors in the tunnel, in orig. hcl. binding, 11,5x16,5 cm., frontcover w. sm. mounted title-piece, ±1850.

- Worn along extremities.

€ (80-100) 210
70/5799 Peepshows  Printing office  70/5799 Peepshows Printing office
70/5799 Peepshows  Printing office  70/5799 Peepshows Printing office
70/5799 [Peepshows]. (Printing office). Perspective scene of people in a printing office, consisting of 6 handcol. engr. scenes incl. backscene, each ±9,2x14,5 cm., mounted on board w. brocade paper side margins, w. manuscript numbers "1" to "6" on verso, Augsb., M. Engelbrecht, engr. numb. "AA" on the backscene, ±1750.

= Nice and rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLV.

€ (300-500) 1200
70/5800 Peepshows  Das Rheintal von Bingen bis Boppart  70/5800 Peepshows Das Rheintal von Bingen bis Boppart
70/5800 Peepshows  Das Rheintal von Bingen bis Boppart  70/5800 Peepshows Das Rheintal von Bingen bis Boppart
70/5800 [Peepshows]. (Das Rheintal von Bingen bis Boppart (...)). Concertina bound perspective scene, board lithogr. frontcover w. peeping hole, 13 handcol. lithogr. coulisses and a backscene, German, JMB, ±1830.

- Without the orig. slipcase; frontcover w. creases and fingersoiled; covers rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities.

= Hyde, Paper Peepshows, no.85; cf. Hyde plate XXXIII, w. similar piece of wallpaper mounted on verso. Showing the Rhine from Bingen to Boppart with the Lorelei on the backscene.

€ (200-300) 400